Coco Gauff's Wins over Madison Keys

Coco Gauff proved too strong for former finalist Madison Keys

Gauff has been watching Williams’s matches closely, not only because she is one of Gauff’s favorite players and biggest inspirations

American third-round duel at the US Open, racing to a 6-2, 6-3 win in just over an hour at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York on Friday

At age 18, Gauff is the youngest American woman to have made the round of 16 at all four majors since 18-year-old Venus Williams

Gauff will take on Shuai Zhang, who is ranked 36th in women’s singles and defeated Rebecca Marino on Friday, in the fourth round

The fourth round is the furthest Gauff has reached in singles at the U.S. Open

She’s lost in the first and second rounds at the Open, but on Friday her evolution on the court showed

Gauff, now 18, looked like a confident veteran, wearing her blue, pink and light green “Coco CG1” signature shoe