Coco Gauff

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Full Name Coco Gauff
Age 15 Years Old
Nick Name Coco
Gender Female
Famous As Tennis Player
Birth Date March 13, 2004
Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Cori Gauff is an American professional tennis player who is a former world No. 1 junior, having won one junior Grand Slam singles title and another in doubles. She was also the runner-up in the girls' singles event at the 2017 US Open, making her the youngest finalist at the event in the tournament's history. Her current coach is Corey Gauff. She has received $75,011 as prize money. 

Cori 'Coco' Gauff, 15, eyes US Open win after 'crazy' Wimbledon run

After becoming the youngest player in the Open era to advance through qualifying to reach Wimbledon, the American took the tennis world by storm. She started with a win against her idol Venus Williams, raised the 15-year-old's profile to stratospheric levels and established her as a household name. It took former world No.1 Simona Halep to finally bring the youngster back down to earth Monday. "It's been really crazy, I'm getting recognized in the restaurants and on the street," she told. "I never thought this would happen. I dreamed of always playing Wimbledon and the other grand slams but I never dreamed of people actually recognizing me."

Early Life of Coco Gauff

Coco Gauff was born on 13th March 2004 in Delray Beach, Florida, the USA. As of 2019, her age is 15. She was born to Mr. Corey and Mrs. Candi Gauff. Her father Corey played basketball at Georgia State University and doubles as her coach. Her mother Mrs. Candi was a track and field athlete at Florida State University. She also has two younger brothers. She does not attend school institutions but is instead home-schooled by her mother; Mrs. Candi who is a former teacher. Her father is her head coach and trains her on her tennis career. She has trained with Gerard Loglo at the New Generation Tennis Academy in Delray Beach, Florida. When she was eleven years old, she was chosen by Serena Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou to be part of his Champ’ Seed foundation and trained with him in Nice, France.

Body Measurements of Coco Gauff

Coco Gauff is a very beautiful tennis player with an athletic body build. She stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches and her balanced weight consists around 55 kg. She has black hair color and dark brown eyes. She uses a 32B bra size and 7.5 (UK) size of the shoe. Her body measurement is 33-26-34 inches. Overall, she attracts a lot of people towards her with her charming smile on her face. 

Career of Coco Gauff 

  • Cori Gauff began playing on the ITF Junior Circuit at the age of 13, skipping directly to the highest-level Grade A and Grade 1 tournaments.
  • She made her junior Grand Slam debut at the 2017 US Open and finished runner-up, losing to Amanda Anisimova. 
  • She made her debut on the ITF Women's Circuit in May 2018 as a qualifier in the $25K event at Osprey, where she won her first professional match.
  • She received a wild card into qualifying at the US Open but lost her opening match.
  • In her first tournament of 2019, she finished runner-up in doubles at the $100K Midland Tennis Classic alongside Ann Li.
  • She made her WTA main draw debut as a wild card at the Miami Open and recorded her first WTA match win against Caty McNally but lost her next match to Daria Kasatkina.
  • She became the youngest player to reach the main draw at Wimbledon by qualifying in the Open Era at the age of 15 years and 3 months old.
  • She made history on July 1, 2019, as the youngest ever player to upset the five-time champion Venus Williams in straight sets, that too in her Grand Slam debut match.
  • She is the youngest ever female player to advance to the finals in the US Open singles and also the youngest female player to debut on Grand Slam. 
  • In the year 2018, she became the second youngest player to win the Junior French Open.
  • On May 2018, she made her ITF debut as a qualifier into the $25K event at Osprey. 
  • She went on to win her first professional match. She won her first Junior Grand Slam Title at the French Open in June 2018 at only 14 years old. In September 2018, she won the Girls’ Doubles at the US Open with her partner Caty McNally.
  • She finished 2018 strong by winning the Girls, 18 and under, division of the Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships.
  • On 27th June 2019, she won her third qualifying round at Wimbledon to reach the main draw, becoming the youngest person to qualify for Wimbledon in the Open Era, setting a historical record.
  • On 1st July 2019, at her grand slam debut, she defeated five-time champion Venus Williams 6-4, 6-4. 
  • It was only the second time since Williams’ Wimbledon debut in 1997 that she was beaten in the first round of the tournament.

Marital Status (Unmarried), Dating, Boyfriend

Cori Gauff is an unmarried woman and she is still to get married. She is also not in a relationship but she is focused on her career as of now. Also, there are no rumors and controversy of Cori dating with any boy. She is living a happy life being single. 

Net worth of Coco Gauff 

As of 2019, the net worth of Cori Gauff is assumed to be around $500 thousand dollars. But her exact salary has not been revealed yet. Moreover, she has already signed multi-year endorsement deals with New Balance, tennis rocket manufacturing company Head and an Italian food company Barilla, which also sponsors Roger Federer. According to Forbes, she would earn at least $1 million from these deals in 2019. Overall, she is satisfied with her earnings. 

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