Coco Gauff is known as an American tennis player. She is most famous for being the youngest to win the Junior French Open in 2018 since 1994 at the age of 15 and for beating top player Venus Williams in 2019.
Coco Gauff was born as Cori Gauff on March 13, 2004 in Delray Beach, Florida. She experienced childhood in Atlanta before moving back to Delray Beach to concentrate on tennis. Her father, Corey, is her essential mentor and was a basketball player at Georgia State. Her mom, Candi, was a hurdler and super athlete at Florida State. All members of Gauff's close family have the initials C.D.G., including her younger siblings, Cody and Cameron.
Her father initially wanted her and her siblings to play basketball, as he had in school. She didn't care for it and couldn't shoot, so she chose to play tennis instead. Gauff is represented by Team8, the company that was set up by top player, Roger Federer. Since she was 10, she has prepared part of the year in southern France at the Mouratoglou Academy, which is controlled by Patrick Mouratoglou, Serena Williams' mentor.
Gauff started playing tennis at age 7 and was heavily influenced by Serena Williams. Her first huge break at the I.T.F. junior level was achieving the young ladies' finals of the 2017 United States Open at 13. She won the young ladies' finals of the French Open the following year at 14, and completed her amateur career by winning the renowned Orange Bowl competition.
Cori Gauff, the 15-year-old sensation, made headlines at Wimbledon when she beat Venus Williams July 2019. She didn't stop there, she won two additional matches and is currently the most youthful lady to achieve the second seven day stretch of a Grand Slam competition since 15-year-old Jennifer Capriati at Wimbledon in 1991.
Her 6-4, 6-4 first-round triumph against Venus Williams was her debut in the first round of a Grand Slam event. She followed it up with a 6-3, 6-3 prevail upon Rybarikova, an unexpected Wimbledon semifinalist in 2017. Gauff was put on Center Court for her third-round match against 60th-positioned Polona Hercog, and she excited the crowd by making a come back from being down a set and a break to win, 3-6, 7-6 (7), 7-5.
Coco is focused on her budding tennis career and has not been involved in any public romances. She may have a secret lover but she has not made any news of it public. As she is rising in the tennis ranks, she wants to keep training and becoming the best tennis player she can be.
|Birth Date:||13 Mar, 2004|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Birth Place:||Delray Beach|
|Description:||US female tennis player|
|Net Worth 2021:||2.5 million|