The 19-year-old Coco Gauff is a serious talent who hails from America and has already shown promise against the best players of the WTA Tour – here is everything you need to know about her, including net worth, career, personal life and more
|Born on||March 13, 2004|
|Born in||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Height||1.75 meters or 5 feet 9 inches|
|Coach||Corey Gauff, Jean-Christophe Faurel, Diego Moyano|
|Net Worth||$10 million (approx.)|
Coco Gauff: Personal Life
Coco Gauff’s parents had NCAA Division I collegiate backgrounds in basket and track and field. Corey Gauff and Candi Gauff encouraged their daughter to try numerous sports during her younger days. Serena Williams and Venus Williams intrigued Coco and they were the reason behind her picking up a tennis racquet.
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.
Gauff has two younger brothers, Codey and Cameron. Codey is four years younger while Cameron is nine years younger. Gauff won the Little Mo eight-and-under nationals at eight.
At 10, Gauff trained at Patrick Mouratoglou’s academy in France. She won the USTA Clay Court National 12-and-under title at the age of 10 years and 3 months and this made her the youngest champion in the tournament’s history.
Coco Gauff: Junior Career
Gauff began playing on the ITF Junior Circuit at the age of 13. She finished runner-up at her junior Grand Slam debut at the 2017 US Open. At the 2018 French Open, Gauff won her first junior Grand Slam title. She climbed to the top of the rankings after winning the Grade 1 Junior International Roehampton. Gauff won her first junior doubles Grand Slam title at the 2018 Wimbledon, partnering Caty McNally.
Coco Gauff: Career
Gauff made her debut on the ITF Women’s Circuit in May 2018. She played the qualifiers in the $25k event at Osprey and won her first professional match. She received a wildcard to play in the 2018 US Open at 14 years and 5 months.
Gauff won her first WTA title at the $25k event in Surprise in the doubles event, partnering Paige Hourigan. They defeated the team of Usue Maitane Arconada and Emina Bektas.
Gauff’s debut in the main draw of a WTA event came at the Miami Open and she also recorded her first WTA match win at the event against Caty McNally.
She became the youngest woman to qualify for the main draw at Wimbledon in the Open Era at 15 years and 3 months in 2019. Eventual champion Simona Halep ousted her in the fourth round.
Gauff and McNally won their first career WTA title in their first joint WTA event in the 2019 Washington Open.
She defeated Jeļena Ostapenko in the 2019 Linz Open final to become the youngest WTA player to win a singles title since 2004. In 2021, Gauff won her second singles WTA title at the Emilia-Romagna Open. Gauff and McNally finished runner-up at the 2021 US Open.
The fast-improving youngster had a phenomenal season in 2022. She did not add any singles titles to her trophy cabinet but made it to the finals of both the singles and doubles events at the French Open. Gauff also made the cut for the WTA Finals but failed to progress beyond the group stage.
She has had a phenomenal 2023 as well.
Coco Gauff: Career in Numbers
Coco Gauff has won 162 singles matches and lost 79 with a win percentage of 67.2. She has won 5 WTA Tour-level titles. In the doubles circuit, Gauff has won 119 matches and lost 52 with a win percentage of 69.6 and won 8 WTA Tour-level titles.
Coco Gauff: Net Worth
Gauff has an estimated net worth of $10 million (approx.) which is already an impressive amount. She is just 18 and has the potential to finish as one of the richest tennis players of all time by the time she decides to hang up her boots.
Some FAQs about Coco Gauff
Coco Gauff won her first WTA singles title at the 2019 Linz Open.
Coco Gauff’s zodiac sign is Pisces.
She is 1.75 meters or 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Coco Gauff has an estimated net worth of approximately $10 million.
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