Gauff has shot at two trophies after reaching doubles final
Coco Gauff now has a chance to leave Roland Garros with two trophies.
The 18-year-old Gauff and Jessica Pegula advanced to the women’s doubles final at the French Open by beating Madison Keys and Taylor Townsend 6-4, 7-6 (4) in an all-American semifinal Friday.
Gauff meets top-ranked Iga Swiatek on Saturday for the singles championship.
Gauff, who is from Florida, and Pegula, a 26-year-old from New York who lost to Swiatek in the singles quarterfinals, are appearing in their first Grand Slam tournament as a team.
Gauff and Caty McNally were the runners-up in women’s doubles at last year’s U.S. Open.
Barbora Krejcikova won the singles and doubles titles at the 2021 French Open, the first time a woman claimed both in the same year at Roland Garros since Mary Pierce in 2000.