When is Coco Gauff playing at US Open 2022? Third round opponent, date and start time for American tennis star

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The 18-year old is looking for her first Grand Slam title win at Flushing Meadows having reached the final of the 2022 French Open earlier this year.

The 2022 US Open got underway on Monday 29 August with the best players in the world compete for the last Grand Slam title of the year.

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Emma Raducanu also took up much of the pre-tournament stories as she returned as the defending champion but the young Briton was defeated in her opening round by the World number 40 Alize Cornet.

Raducanu had hoped to repeat the success she had enjoyed in 2021 but fell at the first hurdle and now drops to world number 84 in the WTA rankings.

However, there is another youngster in the mix hoping to achieve the impossible.

18-year old Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff is looking to claim her first Grand Slam title at Flushing Meadows having already reached the final of the French Open earlier this year.

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Gauff breezed through her first round before facing Elena Gabriela Ruse in the second. Both matches were won in straight sets, with Ruse only showing more resistance in the second set. However, Gauff was able to overcome the challenges to win 6-2 7-6(7-4)

Here is everything you need to know about who the American teenage star will face in the third round and when and at what time the match will take place:

Who is Coco Gauff playing in US Open third round?

Gauff will now face a fellow American, Madison Keys.

Keys is currently the 20th seed at the tournament and defeated Dayana Yastremska and Camila Giorgi on her way to the third round of her home Slam.

Madison Keys will play Coco Gauff in the third round of US OpenMadison Keys will play Coco Gauff in the third round of US Open
Madison Keys will play Coco Gauff in the third round of US Open | Getty Images

Keys is curently ranked as world number 20 in the WTA ranks, having previously enjoyed a high of number 7 back in 2016.

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Back in 2017, Keys reached the final of the US Open, her first and only ever Grand Slam final however she has also reached the semi final of both the Australian (a feat achieved in 2022) and French Open as well as the quarter final of Wimbledon in 2015.

When is Coco Gauff’s US Open third round match?

Gauff will play her third round match on the third day of the 2022 US Open - Friday 2 September 2022.

The timings and court of the match are yet to be confirmed and will likely be scheduled after today’s matches begin.

Coco Gauff Tournament odds

Coco Gauff’s odds to win the tournament currently stand at 14/1 (courtesey of Sporting Index) while the outright tournament favourite is the world number one Iga Swiatek.

The Polish star is currently 15/4 to win (bet365).

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How to watch the 2022 US Open third round

Viewers in the UK can watch the tournament through Amazon Prime Video.

New customers can sign up for a 30-day free Amazon Prime trial with no commitment or contract.

Amazon Prime customers can also benefit from its wide choice of TV shows, films, documentaries and live sports screened through the streaming service.

After the completion of the trial, an Amazon Prime Video subscription costs £7.99 per month and offers free next day delivery on thousands of items from the Amazon website.

The US Open’s YouTube channel will also be broadcasting extended highlights of matches throughout the tournament.

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