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Anisimova wins all-American girls' singles final at US Open

NEW YORK, NY, USA -- One day after the all-American women's singles final, another all-American final took place -- and again, one player was able to swiftly ease to the trophy.

In the 2017 US Open girls' singles championship match, 16-year-old Amanda Anisimova, the No.4 seed, dispatched her compatriot, 13-year-old wild card Cori Gauff, 6-0, 6-2, in 65 minutes.

16-year-old Amanda Anisimova triumphed in the girls' singles final at the US Open, beating 13-year-old fellow American Cori Gauff in straight sets.
This is Anisimova's first junior Grand Slam singles title, besting her runner-up finish at the 2016 French Open. Anisimova has also already made waves with her singles career at the senior level, as she is currently ranked World No.182 and made her senior Grand Slam main draw debut at this year's French Open.

It was a brisk opening set by the No.4 seed, as she hit nine winners and only eight unforced errors, and never faced a break point.  By contrast, Gauff started slowly, hitting only three winners to her nine unforced errors.

Gauff put up more stern resistance in the second set, having four chances to break the Anisimova serve, and breaking once. But the greater experience of the 16-year-old, at multiple levels, precluded her from faltering at any point in the match.

While both players had 19 unforced errors in the second set, Anisimova had 11 winners to Gauff's nine, and held a whopping 13 break points in the set, converting four. A forehand error by Gauff gave Anisimova the victory, and her first junior Grand Slam singles title.

Meanwhile, the doubles championship was also decided in straight sets, as the No.1-seeded team of Olga Danilovic of Serbia and Marta Kostyuk of Ukraine defeated Lea Boskovic of Croatia and Wang Xiyu of China, 6-1, 7-5.

This is the third junior Grand Slam doubles title for Danilovic, after triumphing at last year's French Open and this year's Wimbledon. But this is her first Slam victory partnering Kostyuk, who won the girls' singles title at the Australian Open this year.

Source: http://www.wtatennis.com/news/anisimova-wins-all-american-girls-singles-final-us-open

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