Coco Gauff - updates

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'Am I next?' Tennis phenom Gauff upset by unarmed black man's death

May 30, 2020 - 1:14 PM

American teen tennis star Coco Gauff says she’s using her ‘voice to fight against racism’

Coco Gauff. Photo from Twitter/@AustralianOpen

Gauff suffered depression before Wimbledon breakthrough

Apr 17, 2020 - 2:33 PM

'I realized I needed to start playing for myself and not other people,' teen tennis sensation Coco Gauff shares

TRAILBLAZERS. Coco Gauff knows she’ll always be compared to the legendary Williams sisters of Serena and Venus. File photo Australian Open

Gauff, 15, crashes out in tears at Australian Open

Jan 26, 2020 - 3:23 PM

Coco Gauff suffers a three-set loss to Sofia Kenin as she sees her bid of becoming the youngest player to win a Grand Slam in the Open Era come to a halt

STAR IN THE MAKING. Despite the exit, Coco Gauff exceeded expectations in the Australian Open after beating Venus Williams and defending champion Naomi Osaka. Photo from Twitter/@AustralianOpen

Gauff, 15, stuns reigning Australian Open champion Osaka

Jan 24, 2020 - 6:01 PM

Coco Gauff avenges her US Open defeat to Naomi Osaka last year with a shocking sweep to advance to the fourth round

BRIGHT FUTURE AHEAD. Coco Gauff continues to impress in the Australian Open by taking down the titleholder. Photo from Twitter/@AustralianOpen

Racket-kicking Osaka admits she was 'a bit childish'

Jan 22, 2020 - 4:46 PM

Former world No. 1 Naomi Osaka says her Chinese foe's 'slicing and dicing and getting everything' riled her

FRUSTRATED. Naomi Osaka says emotions got the better of her. Photo by John Donegan/AFP

Gauff, 15, stuns Venus in Australian Open first round

Jan 20, 2020 - 5:37 PM

Tennis prodigy Coco Gauff dumps Venus Williams out in the first round of a Grand Slam for the second time

TENNIS WHIZ. Coco Gauff continues to impress at 15 years old. Photo from Twitter/@AustralianOpen

'You said the D word' – teen Gauff chides dad for 'curse'

Jan 09, 2020 - 4:14 PM

The loss dashes a dream quarterfinal match between teen prodigy Coco Gauff and the queen of the court Serena Williams

Coco Gauff  Photo by Michael Bradley/AFP

Teenage star Gauff makes flying start to new year

Jan 06, 2020 - 5:47 PM

Coco Gauff, 15, breezes past Viktoria Kuzmova in the WTA Auckland Classic and could face Serena Williams down the road

PRODIGY. Coco Gauff continues to impress at a young age. File photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Gauff salutes Federer for words of wisdom

Oct 14, 2019 - 2:17 PM

Coco Gauff says Roger Federer gave her a pep talk that has helped her on a path which saw her become the youngest champion on the WTA Tour since 2004

YOUNG CHAMP. Coco Gauff claims the Linz Open at 15 years old. Photo from Twitter/@WTALinz

No. 1 Osaka overpowers teen Gauff in U.S. Open showdown

Sep 01, 2019 - 9:43 AM

Defending champion Naomi Osaka boots out rising star Coco Gauff in a battle tipped as a showdown of the future of women's tennis

YOUNG TITANS. Naomi Osaka (right) and Coco Gauff hug it out after an emotional clash. Photo from US Open

Wimbledon teen star Coco Gauff reaches Washington main draw

Jul 29, 2019 - 4:48 PM

The 15-year-old Coco Gauff continues to impress by advancing to the field of 32 of the tournament that serves as tuneup for the US Open

TEEN SENSATION. Coco Gauff defies her age yet again. Photo from Twitter/@Wimbledon

Federer, Nadal, Djokovic share Wimbledon 'Manic Monday' with Gauff

Jul 08, 2019 - 2:27 PM

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal all play their last 16 ties, while Coco Gauff looks to advance against a former world No. 1

STAR-STUDDED DAY. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Coco Gauff will see action on the same day in Wimbledon. Photos courtesy of Glenn Kirk/AFP (Federer and Nadal), Ben Stansall (Djokovic), and Twitter/@Wimbledon (Gauff)

Gauff counts on talent, not fate or destiny, for success

Jul 06, 2019 - 9:52 AM

Showing remarkable resilience, 15-year-old sensation Coco Gauff saves match points to reach the Wimbledon last 16

PHENOMENAL. Rising teen star Coco Gauff continues her magical run at the All England Club. Photo from Wimbledon