Nevertheless, regardless of the help from a packed residence crowd, was comfortably overwhelmed 6-Four 6-2 by Kazakhstan’s Zarina Diyas within the first spherical.
“Each loss, there’s one thing I study from that, so I discovered one thing about myself,” Gauff mentioned after her match.
Eyes on doubles
The American turned an in a single day sensation on the All England Membership earlier this month by changing into the youngest girls to achieve the final 16 since 1991.
She beat the likes of Venus Williams on her fairytale Wimbledon run which solely got here to an finish by the hands of eventual champion Simona Halep.
Followers will nonetheless have the ability to watch the teenager compete in Washington this week as she groups up with 17-year-old Catherine McNally within the girls’s doubles.
“I am actually glad for the help that I’ve gotten right here,” added Gauff. “It was a tragic option to end the singles run, however I am excited to play doubles.”
“All the time dream massive and do not let anybody restrict your desires as a result of the probabilities are countless,” mentioned the world No. 146.