Transcript for Sofia Kenin becomes youngest woman to win Australian open in over a decade
The tennis phenom with her first grand slam title, calling E victory an American dream. Here's ABC's Diane Macedo. Reporter: It's the moment Sofia kenin says she dreamed about since she was a little girl. Sofia kenin's improbable American dream comes true. Reporter: The 21-year-old, a 35-to-1 underdog, becoming the youngest woman to win the Australian open in more than a decade. The champion of the Australian open for 2020, Sofia kenin. I cannot even describe this feeling. It's so emotional, and I've worked so hard, and I'm just so grateful to be standing here. You know, dreams come true, so if you have a dream go for it and it's gonna come true. Reporter: That dream wasn't looking so good after losing the first set, but kenin rallied, finishing off a thrilling comeback victory over two-time grand slam champion garbine muguruza, clinching her first major. I would like to thank my team, my dad, everyone that's there so thank you for making this possible. Reporter: Kenin's dad emigrated from Russia in 1987 with less than $300 and drove for a car service to make ends meet before eventually become her coach. We worked through hard times. But we did it. Reporter: The Australian open champion, grateful for her parent's sacrifice. Thank you to my parents for giving me the American dream. Reporter: Diane Macedo. ABC news, New York.
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