WTA Auckland Classic: Serena fightbacks while teen sensation Coco Gauff goes out in second roundJanuary 9, 2020
- Serena Williams rallied from a set down to beat
journeywomanChristina McHale at the WTA Auckland Classic on Thursday. Williams was broken three times before losing the first set 3-6 but recovered to take the next two sets 6-2, 6-3 in the all-American affair.
- It took the top seed two hours to put away the 27-year-old McHale and advance to a quarter-final with Germany’s Laura Siegemund, who ousted teen prodigy Coco Gauff in the second round.