Coco Gauff is a professional tennis player from the United States who has gained international recognition for her impressive performances on the court.
She was born on March 13, 2004, in Delray Beach, Florida, and began playing tennis at a young age.
Gauff first gained attention in 2019 when she became the youngest player to qualify for the main draw at Wimbledon in the Open Era.
She then went on to defeat Venus Williams in the first round, becoming the youngest player to win a singles match at Wimbledon since 1991.
Gauff continued to impress, reaching the fourth round before losing to eventual champion Simona Halep.
Since then, she has continued to make waves in the tennis world.
Gauff has won several titles on the ITF Women’s Circuit and reached the quarterfinals of the 2020 Australian Open.
In 2021, she won her first WTA singles title at the Emilia-Romagna Open in Italy and reached the quarterfinals of both the French Open and Wimbledon.
Gauff is known for her powerful serve, aggressive playing style, and impressive mental toughness on the court.
She has also become an inspiration to many young athletes around the world, using her platform to advocate for social justice and equality.
Coco Gauff to Naomi Osaka at the US Open:
“I didn’t notice she was sitting here til now. Thanks for coming. Naomi, I remember the moment we had on this court 3 years ago. It meant a lot to me. So excited to have you back on tour.. Hopefully I get to meet your daughter.” pic.twitter.com/qfAj78yimI
— The Tennis Letter (@TheTennisLetter) September 8, 2023
Coco Gauff siblings
Gauff is the oldest of three siblings.
Her brothers are Codey and Cameron, who are four and nine years younger than her, respectively.
Not much information is available about Cameron, but he is only nine years old and is the youngest of the three siblings.
He is also a student.
Codey and Cameron are discovering their paths to success.
Coco Gauff career
Gauff began playing tennis at a young age.
She quickly gained attention for her exceptional talent and has since become one of the most promising young players in the sport.
Gauff’s professional career began in 2018 when she received a wild card entry into the qualifying rounds of the US Open.
At just 14 years old, she became the youngest player to qualify for the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament in the Open Era.
In the first round, Gauff defeated Venus Williams, a seven-time Grand Slam singles champion, in straight sets.
This victory made her the youngest player to win a main draw match at the US Open since 1996.
Since then, Gauff has continued to impress on the court.
In 2019, she reached the fourth round of Wimbledon, where she defeated Polona Hercog in a thrilling three-set match.
She also reached the third round of the US Open that same year.
In 2020, Gauff won her first WTA singles title at the Linz Open in Austria.
She defeated Jelena Ostapenko in the final to become the youngest American to win a WTA singles title since 1991.
Gauff also reached the fourth round of the Australian Open that year.
In addition to her singles success, Gauff has also had success in doubles.
In 2019, she won the US Open doubles title with partner Caty McNally.
She also reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open doubles tournament in 2020.