The US Open is starting up this week, which means America will be hyperfocused on Serena Williams gunning for her 23rd major title. But in case you guys wanted to keep an eye out for other Americans on the hardcourt, perhaps you should check out Nicole Gibbs.
Nicole is currently ranked 69th on the WTA Tennis rankings and will face Aleksandra Krunic in her first-round match Tuesday.
Some fun facts about Nicole:
- Attended Stanford and studied economics
- Cleveland sports fan
- Sponsored by New Balance
- 2-time NCAA singles champion
- Reached the third round of the 2014 US Open