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Coco Gauff Profile
Coco Gauff is an American professional tennis player. She has a career-high ranking of world No. 11 in singles, reached on July 11, 2022, and world No. 1 in doubles, achieved on August 15, 2022
Coco Gauff Age
Gauff is 19 years old as of 2023. She was born on 13th March 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 13th of March every year.
Coco Gauff Height
She stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Coco Gauff coach
Diego Moyano born on 14 March 1975 is a former professional tennis player from Argentina. Diego is coaching Coco Gauff. He coached previously Kevin Anderson from 2020 until his retirement in May 2022.
Coco Gauff Family
Gauff was born to Candi and Corey Gauff, both of whom are from Delray Beach, Florida. She has two younger brothers, Codey who is four years younger, and Cameron who is nine years younger. Her father played college basketball at Georgia State University and later worked as a health care executive, while her mother was a track and field athlete at Florida State University and worked as an educator.
Gauff grew up in Atlanta and became interested in tennis at the age of four after watching Serena Williams win the 2009 Australian Open on television. Her parents encouraged her to try many sports, including basketball and track. She began playing tennis at age six and decided she wanted to pursue it as a career because it was an individual sport and because of her early success in winning the “Little Mo” eight-and-under nationals at the age of eight.
Coco Gauff training
When Gauff was seven, her family moved back to Delray Beach so that she would have better training opportunities. They initially lived with her mother’s parents before getting their own house. While in Florida, she worked with Gerard Loglo at the New Generation Tennis Academy starting from age eight. Gauff’s parents gave up their careers to focus on training their daughter.
Her father later became her primary coach while her mother oversaw her homeschooling. Her father had limited experience playing tennis growing up. At age ten, Gauff began to train at the Mouratoglou Academy in France run by Patrick Mouratoglou, Serena Williams’s longtime coach. Gauff continued to have success winning the USTA Clay Court National 12-and-under title at age 10 years and 3 months – to become the youngest champion in the tournament’s history.
Coco Gauff Boyfriend
Gauff has not confirmed her relationship status. However, she did mention her boyfriend in a post-match press conference after winning the 2023 US Open. She said that she called him the night before the match to help her calm her nerves. She also said that he was a big inspiration to her.
The identity of Gauff’s boyfriend is not known. He is not a public figure and Gauff has not shared any information about him. They may be keeping their relationship private.
Coco Gauff Junior Career
Gauff is a former world No. 1 junior. She entered the prestigious Les Petits As 14-and-under tournament in 2016 at age 12 and made it to the semifinals. Moreover, 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 finished runner-up to Jaimee Fourlis in her third career event, the Grade 1 Prince George’s County Junior Tennis Championships in Maryland. At her next event, Gauff made her junior Grand Slam debut at the 2017 US Open and finished runner-up to Amanda Anisimova.
She did not drop a set before the final in either tournament. Gauff became the youngest girls’ singles finalist in US Open history. After beginning 2018 with a semifinal at the Grade 1 Traralgon Junior International in Australia, Gauff lost her opening round match at the Australian Open. She did not enter another tournament in singles until the French, where she won her first career junior Grand Slam tournament title.
Coco Gauff Junior Career
She did not drop a set until the final, where she came from behind to defeat McNally in three sets. With the title, Gauff became the fifth youngest girls’ singles champion in French Open history. A month later following another final win against McNally at the Grade 1 Junior International Roehampton, she became the No. 1 junior in the world. Gauff reached the quarterfinals in singles at the final two Grand Slam tournaments of the year. She fared better in doubles at both tournaments, reaching the semifinals at Wimbledon with partner María Lourdes Carlé and winning her first junior Grand Slam doubles title at the US Open with McNally.
Gauff and McNally defeated compatriots Hailey Baptiste and Dalayna Hewitt in the final, all in straight sets. In September, Gauff represented the United States at the Junior Fed Cup with Alexa Noel and Connie Ma. The team reached the final against Ukraine. After Gauff won her singles rubber and Noel lost hers, Gauff and Noel won the Junior Fed Cup by defeating Lyubov Kostenko and Dasha Lopatetskaya 11–9 in a match tiebreak. Gauff finished the year with another Grade A title in singles at the Orange Bowl. She ended the season ranked world No. 2 behind Clara Bure
Coco Gauff Career
Gauff had success as a junior, earning a sponsorship to train at Patrick Mouratoglou’s academy in France. She began playing on the ITF Junior Circuit at 13 and finished runner-up at the junior 2017 US Open in just her fourth ITF event, the youngest finalist in the tournament’s history. Gauff became the No. 1 junior in the world after winning the junior 2018 French Open singles title over McNally. She also won a junior Grand Slam doubles title at the 2018 US Open, this time partnering McNally. Gauff made her WTA Tour debut in March 2019 at the Miami Open and won her opening match.
She received a wildcard into the qualifying draw at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships, where she became the youngest player in the tournament’s history to qualify for the main draw. Additionally, where she reached the fourth round, and each of her matches was the most-watched of the day through the first week of television coverage in the United States. Later that summer, still aged 15, she reached the third round of the US Open. In 2021, she reached her first major final in women’s doubles at the US Open and reached her first major singles final at the 2022 French Open.
Coco Gauff Injury
Gauff was forced to retire early in the second set of her first-round match at the 2022 Cincinnati Open on Tuesday due to an ankle injury sustained during the opening set. after Gauff dropped her serve in the first game of the second set. She then called it quits as she could not continue to play her best tennis due to a sprained ankle. Gauff also must have had the US Open in mind, choosing not to further aggravate the injury by playing on. Shortly after the injury scare and consulting doctors on the extent of the same, Coco Gauff revealed some good news on social media. Gauff stated that she has most likely suffered just a minor sprain and her ankle should heal sooner rather than later, which is very good news for her US Open participation.
Coco Gauff Wins
Gauff since her professional debut in 2018. Gauff has won two WTA Tour singles titles and five doubles titles, as well as one ITF singles title and one, doubles title.
Coco Gauff Losses
Coco Gauff has suffered a second heartbreaking defeat in a French Open final in as many days, after losing in three sets in the doubles final. Partnering compatriot Jessica Pegula, the two Americans were beaten by Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic in a rollercoaster women’s doubles final at Roland Garros.5 Jun 2022. Additionally, three years ago, Gauff, then 15, left the court in tears as she was overpowered by Naomi Osaka, then the world No. 1, in the third round. Fighting through tears in the post-match interview that Osaka suggested she do, Gauff then said she would learn from the loss.
Coco Gauff US Opening
Gauff won the 2023 US Open women’s singles title on September 9, 2023, defeating Aryna Sabalenka in three sets, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2. She became the youngest American major winner since Serena Williams won her first, the 1999 U.S. Open, at 17. Gauff started the match slowly, losing the first set 6-2.
However, she came back strong in the second set, winning 6-3. In the third set, Gauff was the more aggressive player and broke Sabalenka’s serve twice to win the match. Gauff’s victory was a breakthrough for her career. She is now considered one of the top players in the world and is expected to challenge for more Grand Slam titles in the future.
Coco Gauff Shoes
oco Gauff wears the New Balance Coco CG1, her signature tennis shoe. It is a unisex shoe that combines flashes of ’90s design language with modern performance features. The shoe features a FuelCell midsole for cushioning and energy return, a carbon fiber plate for stability, and a durable outsole. It is available in a variety of colors, including the “City Brights” colorway that Gauff wore when she won the 2023 US Open.
Coco Gauff Net Worth
Gauff net worth is estimated to be around $6 million.
Coco Gauff Social Media Platforms
Gauff is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 273.8k followers on Twitter, 821k followers on Instagram, and 362k followers on Facebook.