Tennis Player Coco Gauff

For years Serena and Venus Williams dominated the Tennis courts.

Then came Naomi OSaka.

In the last weeks Coco Gauff has been trending and for all good reasons.

This was after she beat Aryna Sabalenka

Below are fun facts about US Open winner Coco Gauff,who is an American professional tennis player

  • Real name is Cori Dionne 
  • Nicknamed "Coco" Gauff 
  • Born in March 13, 2004 (aged 19 as at 2023) in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Daughter of Candi and Corey Gauff.
  • Is a first born among three siblings.
  • Has two brothers.
  • Lived her early years in Atlanta.
  • Began playing tennis at the age of six.
  • Became a pro tennis player in 2018.
  • Won US Open against Aryna Sabalenka in September, 2023
  • Carried home a $3 million after winning the US open championship.
  • She is the first American teenager to win the US Open since Serena Williams in 1999.
  • Selected for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo at age 17
  • Her tennis idols are Serena and Venus Williams.