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Coco Gauff

Biography, Age, Ranking, Wins, Parents, Coach, Net Worth, House, Cars & Boyfriend

Coco Gauff Basic Information

Stage Name: Coco Gauff
Real Name: Cori Dionne “Coco” Gauff
Occupation: Professional Tennis Player
Date Of Birth/Age: 13 March 2004 (20 Years Old)
Place of Birth: Atlanta, United States
Gender: Female
Nationality: American
Marital Status: Single
Education:
  • Home Schooled
  • New Generation Tennis Academy
  • Mouratoglou Academy
Height: 5Ft 10In
Net Worth: $6M

Coco Gauff Biography

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Gauff was born on March 13, 2004, in Delray Beach, Florida, to Delray Beach natives Candi (née Odom) and Corey Gauff.Growing up in Atlanta, Gauff was first drawn to tennis at four after watching Serena Williams triumph in the 2009 Australian Open on TV. Her parents pushed her to participate in various sports like track and basketball. She started playing tennis at the age of six, and after her early success in winning the “Little Mo” eight-and-under nationals at the age of eight, she decided to pursue tennis as a career.

Gauff’s family considered relocating to Delray Beach when she was seven, presumably to provide her with better training opportunities. When she was eight, her parents moved to Florida, where she enrolled in the New Generation Tennis Academy to hone her tennis skills. She entered the Mouratoglou Academy in France when she was ten, contributing to her rise to prominence in the tennis world. Tennis greats Serena and Venus Williams are her role models. After that, she kept getting better and winning championships at an early age.

Family

Parents

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Her parents, Corey Gauff and Candi (née Odom), are Delray Beach, Florida natives. At Georgia State University, her father was a collegiate basketball player. Her mother was an educator and a track and field athlete at Florida State University, and he later worked as a healthcare executive. Later, her mother managed her homeschooling while her father took on the role of her primary coach.

Siblings

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She has two younger brothers, Codey, four years younger, and Cameron, nine years more youthful.

Children

She does not have children.

Boyfriend

There are no reports of anyone she is dating now, as she looks focused on her career.

Lifestyle

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A talented tennis player from Atlanta, Georgia, Coco Gauff is ranked in the top 100 young players in the world. At ten years and three months old, Gauff became the youngest champion in the tournament’s history as she went on to win the USTA Clay Court National 12-and-under title. She qualified for the Wimbledon Championships in 2019 at the youngest age possible. 2019 saw her team up with Caty McNally to win her first-ever WTA title.

Gauff was once the top junior in the world. At 12, she participated in the renowned Les Petits As 14-and-under competition in 2016 and advanced to the semifinals. At 13, Gauff started competing on the ITF Junior Circuit, going straight to the Grade A and Grade 1 events, which are the highest tier. In her third career event, the Grade 1 Prince George’s County Junior Tennis Championships in Maryland, she came in second to Jamie Fourlis. Gauff’s junior Grand Slam debut came at the 2017 US Open, where she lost to Amanda Anisimova in the finals. In both tournaments, she advanced to the final without dropping a set. Gauff became the US Open’s youngest-ever girls’ singles finalist.

The WTA has her ranked among the top 100 skilled tennis players. In the women’s singles and doubles, she is ranked 51st and 42nd, respectively. 2019 saw her win WTA singles and doubles championships. In 2018, she won the junior Grand Slam doubles crown. She gave it her all when she played with Venus Williams at Wimbledon in 2019. One of the most-watched matches in American history resulted from her victory over Venus Williams in the first round of the 2019 Wimbledon tournament. She had defeated Venus Williams in the first round before shockingly defeating the reigning champion Naomi Osaka in the third round.

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In October, Gauff made history by becoming the youngest singles player to qualify for the WTA Finals championships at the end of the year since Maria Sharapova in 2005. She also qualified for the doubles championships along with Jessica Pegula. Since Serena and Venus Williams in 2009, Gauff and Pegula are the first Americans to earn a spot in the year-end singles and doubles championships.

Pro tennis player Noah Rubin’s “Behind the Racquet” blog featured a post by Gauff in 2020, in which she talked about her experiences with stress and depression connected to her play. Her parents clarified that she had not sought medical attention for her psychological well-being and had not been diagnosed with depression clinically.

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Gauff uses a Head Boom MP 2022 with 16 primary and 19 cross strings. She’s wearing tennis shoes and apparel from New Balance. Gauff signed her first multi-year sponsorship deal with New Balance in October 2018. In contrast, to doubles partner Venus Williams’ all-white outfit, Gauff wore a New Balance outfit with bold mismatched colour splotches at the 2021 French Open. She announced a multi-year sponsorship deal with the Italian food company Barilla in March 2019. Barilla is also Roger Federer’s sponsor.

Net Worth

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She has a net worth of an estimated $6 million

Cars

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There are rumours that Coco Gauff owns a Ford, Mercedes-Benz GLC, and a Jaguar F-Pace SVR. Regarding the other vehicles that Coco drives, no information is known.

House

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She lives with her parents and siblings in their Delray Beach, Florida home. Other than that, there is no publicly accessible information regarding her home or any assessment of her parents’ house.

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