Gauff loses second French Open closing in two days

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Jessica Pegula and Coco Gauff
Jessica Pegula (centre) and Coco Gauff gained the Qatar Open collectively earlier this 12 months
Dates: 22 Might-5 June Venue: Roland Garros, Paris
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Coco Gauff suffered a second French Open closing defeat of the weekend as she and Jessica Pegula had been overwhelmed by house favourites Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic within the girls’s doubles.

She was again on Court docket Philippe Chatrier the next day, dropping 2-6 6-3 6-2 with compatriot Pegula within the doubles.

“Hopefully we will win one sooner or later,” Gauff, 18, mentioned.

It was the third time this week that 2016 champions Garcia and Mladenovic have come again from a set down.

Pegula additionally misplaced to Swiatek within the singles quarter-finals earlier than Gauff misplaced in Saturday’s showpiece.

“You each misplaced to Iga, so for my part, each of you went all the best way in singles,” Mladenovic joked.

“Profitable this title with [Caroline] is a dream and I thanks.”

On Saturday, El Salvador’s Marcelo Arevalo and Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands saved three match factors to beat Croatia’s Ivan Dodig and American Austin Krajicek 6-7 (4-7) 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 and carry the lads’s title.

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