Coco Gauff is an American professional tennis player who is one of the youngest players to be ranked in the top 100 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). She also has a career best of No. 15 in singles and No. 10 in doubles.
Coco was born on March 13, 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Her parents are Corey Gauff (father) and Candi Gauff (mother). Her father played basketball at Georgie State University and her mother was a field and track and field athlete at Florida State University.
She grew up with two young brothers, Codey and Cameron. Coco has been interested in tennis since she was seven years old. So Coco’s parents switched her education to homeschooling so she could really focus on training and her game.
Coco Gauff career
Cori Gauff began her tennis career at the age of seven, specifically after moving to Florida. The only reason she moved to Florida from where she originated in Atlanta was to pursue a career in gambling. Even though she was just selected in the field of tennis, her star continues to shine.
Cori Gauff admires the Williams sisters and has even tried to emulate their outing by going to the Mouratoglou academy in France. Truly, even Mouratoglou was completely smitten with Cori Gauff. She gained boundless recognition after defeating a former heroine, Venus Williams, at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships.
The game between Gauff and Williams ended 6: 4, 6: 4 in the approval of the then 15-year-old. Gauff won her first WTA expert copy title at the 2019 Citi Open in Washington DC, alongside Caty McNally. She also has two WTA singles titles, having won the 2019 Linz Open and the 2021 Parma Open.
The latest success put her in the top 25 of the WTA rankings. Gauff and McNally won their third WTA copy title at the 2021 Parma Open. Henceforth she joined some elites to win the singles and doubles title in a similar competition.
Gauff kept dazzling the whole gang at Grand Slam level at the 2020 Australian Open. She defeated Venus Williams in the opening round before reigning champion Naomi Osaka was stunned in the third round. Gauff lost to the inevitable heroine Sofia Kenin in the fourth round. She will also play next year, but otherwise there is no information about her upcoming projects.
Coco Gauff Biography
|Real name||Cori Gauff|
|date of birth||March 13, 2004|
|Age (as of 2021)||17 years|
|place of birth||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|height||in feet inches – 5′ 9” – in centimeters – 175 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 59kg – in pounds – 130 pounds|
|shoe size||7.5 (US)|
Coco Gauff Family
|Brothers||Cameron Gauff, Codey Gauff|
|Is she lesbian?||no|
Coco is currently not in a relationship and is reported to be single. She is young right now and is focused on her career. She is unmarried and has no children. Coco has a verified Instagram account with 672,000 followers and 311 followers. She posts frequently on social media and currently has 105 posts on Instagram. She has a verified Twitter account with 213.9k followers and 483 tweets.
Coco Gauff net worth
So far, Gauff has raked in $3,159,857 in prize money on the WTA Tour. The youth currently have an revealed net worth of $4 million, mostly due to their underwriting bargains. Gauff has sponsorship-managed tennis racket manufacturer Head, apparel sponsorship with New Balance. It also has an agreement with Italian grocery brand Barilla.
Facts About Coco Gauff
- In 2019, Gauff met with fellow tennis stars and raised money to benefit the Bryan Brothers Foundation.
- At age ten, Gauff began preparing at Mouratoglou Academy, which is run by Patrick Mouratoglou, who also prepared Serena Williams for quite a while.
- In a 2020 post by Noah Rubin on “Behind the Racquet,” Gauff confessed that she’d encountered misery and stress that came with her swinging calling.
- Gauff will now be trained by her father Corey Gauff and Jean-Christophe Faurel.