Gauff beats Stephens to set up Trevisan French Open semi-final

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Teenager Coco Gauff reached her first grand slam singles semi-final on Tuesday with an impressive 7-5, 6-2 victory over fellow American Sloane Stephens. Gauff, 18, triumphed on second match point when the former US Open champion and Roland Garros finalist Stephens hit a backhand at the net long after 1 hour 30 minutes. In the last four, she meets Italian Martina Trevisan who made life life difficult for herself by wasting a second-set match point in a 6-2, 6-7 (3-7), 6-3 victory over US Open finalist Leylah Fernandez of Canada before also reaching her first semi at the majors. Seeded 18th, Gau…

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