Coco Gauff’s Rise to Fame

Coco being photographed at Delray Beach Tennis Center
Coco being photographed at Delray Beach Tennis Center
After winning her first grand slam, her family gave her this shirt. The shirt says “Call me Coco Champion.”

Who is Coco Gauff?

If you’ve ever peered into the tennis world, you have definitely heard of the rising star, Coco Gauff. Born on March 13, 2004, Cori Dionne Gauff became the third American teenager to win a national title. As she gets older, she continues to rips through the tennis world.

 

Early Childhood

Ever since she was little, she wanted to become a pro tennis player. Corey Gauff and Candi Odom Gauff, her parents, were college athletes. They supported their daughter’s desire for greatness. By the age of 7, she was training 7 days a week, two hours a day with a tennis pro. Her family decided to move from Atlanta, Georgia, to Delray Beach, Florida.