Emma Navarro’s Wimbledon Dream Ends with Shocking Loss to Rising American Star.

Emma Navarro’s Wimbledon Dream Ends with Shocking Loss to Rising American Star.

Emma Navarro has been ousted from Wimbledon after her upset victory over Coco Gauff.

The rising American tennis player lost 6-2, 6-1 to world No. 7 Jasmine Paolini in the quarterfinals on Tuesday.

The run is nonetheless her best Grand Slam performance to date.

Navarro, now the world no. 17, had shocked the American tennis world with her victory over No. 2 Gauff on Sunday.

Navarro took down her fellow American in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, in front of the crowd at Center Court. 

Emma Navarro fell 6-2, 6-1 to Jasmine Paolini in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Tuesday

Paolini became the first Italian woman in the Open era to make a Wimbledon semifinal

Paolini became the first Italian woman in the Open era to make a Wimbledon semifinal

But that momentum came to a halt on Tuesday when Paolini became the first Italian woman to make the Wimbledon semifinals.

Before this year Paolini had never won a match on grass, or gone beyond the second round of a major tournament.

‘It’s amazing to get the win on this special court and I’m so happy to be in the semi-final,’ she said.

‘It’s so special, a dream to be here in this position. I was watching finals on this court when I was a kid, it’s strange to be here.’

Before this year Paolini had never won a match on grass, or gone beyond the second round of a major tournament.

More to follow. 

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