Name: Coco Gauff
Sport: Tennis
Event(s): Women’s Singles, Women’s Doubles
Height: 5-9
DOB: 3/13/2004
Birthplace: Atlanta, Ga.
Hometown: Delray Beach, Fla.
Coach(es): Corey Gauff, Jean-Christophe Faurel
Other Career Highlights
  • Won her first WTA singles title at the 2019 Linz Open at age 15, making her the youngest singles title-holder on the WTA Tour since 2004
Personal: Coached by father, Corey, who played basketball at Georgia State; mother, Candi, excelled in gymnastics before competing in a track and field at Florida State University...Has two younger brothers, Codey and Cameron...Started playing tennis at age six...Her parents gave up their careers to focus on training their daughter...Her father later became her primary coach while her mother oversaw her homeschooling...Describes her playing style as aggressive as possible with a big serve...Her tennis idols growing up were the Williams sisters whose tenacity and fearlessness made her want to become a professional tennis player...Enjoys hanging out with her brother and family, watching superhero movies and making TikTok videos...Favorite city is Paris because of the history, food and architecture...Favorite celebrity is Beyonce because she is an incredible performer.