15 Things You Should Know About Coco Gauff After Her Extraordinary Wimbledon Run
A star is born. ✨
Well, she’s so badass that we thought you should also know these 14 things about her now that she’s in the public eye and inspiring so many with her outstanding performances.
She was born on March 13, 2004 to Corey and Candi Gauff in Delray Beach, Florida.
Gauff is the youngest player ever to make the main draw as a qualifier.
When asked who her idols were (outside of tennis, of course) she responded with Rihanna, Beyonce and Michelle Obama.
Coco’s win over Magdalena Rybarikova was the highest peak Wimbledon audience, according to a BBC broadcaster.
Expectations are high for her. So much so, that Forbes even wrote this article recognizing Coco is awesome, but asking folks to back off a bit.
The endorsement offers and sponsorship opportunities are coming in.
Just like Venus and Serena Williams, CNN reports Coco has shown early signs that she will use her celebrity for social good.
She fully intends to be the best. No, really. This is her actual declaration following her win against Venus: "I want to be the greatest."
Cheers to a rising star!
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