Neither player was able to take control of the match early on; the first set contained 48 unforced errors and Gauff achieved the only service break in the 12th game.
Gauff told reporters that she felt she still had a lot to learn from playing at the top level, but that her basic game was there to build on.
"Honestly, I said I wanted to win more than one match here in New Zealand, so I could do this".
"Wanting to perform my best in front of New Zealand, make them proud but also playing a great player as well". "I'm going out there with nothing to lose".
"I think I tried to overplay where I should have gone for bigger targets, instead of going for lines".
"I really need to play matches like that to get to my goals", said the 23-times Grand Slam victor, who is determined to equal the record of 24 held by Australian great Margaret Court.
While Williams is the undisputed face of American tennis, she has been joined in Auckland by the new wave of U.S. tennis stars, headed by the tournament third seed Amanda Anisimova who did not disappoint. I just told my dad that I didn't feel like I was hitting my shots like I normally do.
"We'll just go every game there, just play, have fun and see what happens, and the good thing about the doubles is that we had two games and we're in the semi-finals".
After her doubles commitments at the ASB Classic, Gauff will prepare for the Australian Open, where she will hope to at least perform similarly to her fourth-round and third-round appearances at Wimbledon and the US Open in the second half of past year.
The 31-year-old will look to use her crafty all court game to challenge Gauff for a spot in the quarterfinals where Williams or McHale will await the victor.
Make no mistake about it, Kyle Rudolph will not soon forget one of the biggest catches in his National Football League career. If it was a media member, then they could have been from a team covering New Orleans or writing a sidebar on the Vikings.
All 176 passengers and crew aboard, mostly Iranians and Canadians, were killed, said Ukraine's Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko. Qantas will divert flights to avoid Iranian airspace following a missile attack on two US-led military bases in Iraq .
This marquee game with big-time offense on both sides could go either way, although I expect Toronto's hot streak to continue. It's been a long season. "I think being honest is the basis for building trust in every kind of relationship".
Most importantly, water helps in proper circulation of nutrients and it flushes out toxins and helps to burn fat. It's basically a vegetarian diet that allows the occasional piece of meat or fish, thus making it "flexible".
President Donald Trump said Wednesday morning that he will be imposing new economic sanctions on Iran. The U.S. also notified the Iraqis when the missile strike was taking place, the prime minister said.
You know, when we met at the White House in March (2019), I was telling you about all the great benefits of technology. In the keynote, Ivanka Trump did not address her father's impeachment last month by the House of Representatives.
The shuttle bus then made its way across the border and into Crossmaglen where it was observed by PSNI officers in The Square. Two men have been arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment after a minibus was stolen from Dublin Airport .
Later, photos from a Golden Globes after-party made its way to social media showcasing the two stars attending the same party . He also joked that their meeting is Aniston's second-most important reunion of the year, alluding to her Friends reunion.
Judge raps Harvey Weinstein
Some may not have the kind of evidence needed to proceed with a criminal charge (which in no way proves their stories are false). Haleyi, Sciorra and the 2013 accuser are nearly certain to testify in a trial that is expected to last up to eight weeks.
ABC Picks Up Thirtysomething Sequel to Pilot
The sequel is being helmed by the original series' creators, Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick , with Zwick set to direct. Herskovitz and Zwick will serve as showrunners under their Bedford Falls Co. banner along with MGM Television.