Coco Gauff, 18, to face No. 1 Swiatek in French Open final

Coco Gauff of the U.S. celebrates winning her semifinal match Thursday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

PARIS — In some ways, Coco Gauff is very much a typical 18-year-old, striding into Court Philippe Chatrier for her French Open semifinal on Thursday with earbuds in place, listening to a playlist she explained is “called ‘Rap’ — and I can’t say the next word.”