Coco Gauff beats Karolina Muchova to win third title of year

Coco Gauff plays a point in Cincinnati

Coco Gauff secured victory on her fourth match point

American teenager Coco Gauff claimed the biggest title of her career with a straight-set win over Karolina Muchova in the Cincinnati Open final.

Gauff followed up her shock win over top seed Iga Swiatek in the semi-final with a 6-3 6-4 victory over her Czech opponent.

It is the 19-year-old’s fifth career title and her third of 2023 after wins in Washington DC and Auckland.

Victory gives Gauff a huge boost before the US Open which starts on 28 August.

More to follow.

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