Coco Gauff

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Coco Gauff: American tennis player
Cori "Coco" Gauff is an American tennis player. She is the youngest player ranked in the top 100 by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and has a career-high ranking of No. 49 in the world in singles, and No. 42 in doubles. Gauff won her first WTA singles title at the 2019 Linz Open at the age of 15, making her the youngest singles title-holder on the WTA Tour since 2004. She also has won two WTA doubles titles with compatriot and fellow teenager Caty McNally. Gauff rose to prominence with an upset win over Venus Williams in the opening round at Wimbledon in 2019.


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Future is dynamite for women's tennis with Gauff & Osaka, says King

Billie Jean King says the future for women's tennis is "dynamite" on and off the court thanks to young stars like Coco Gauff and Naomi Osaka.
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Coco Gauff can change the world for the better, says Martina Navratilova

American teenage tennis star Coco Gauff can help "change the world for the better", says Martina Navratilova.
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American Taylor Townsend says she regularly gets mistaken for female black players like Venus and Serena Williams and Coco Gauff.
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Tennis star Gauff demands change amid protests over Floyd death

American teenage tennis prodigy Coco Gauff appeared at a protest in her hometown of Delray Beach, Florida, on Wednesday, calling for racial and social justice after the death of George Floyd, an..
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Gauff demands change in emotional speech

American teenager Coco Gauff gives an emotional speech at a Black Lives Matter protest, saying she "demands change now".
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'We must change now': 16-year-old tennis star Coco Gauff gives powerful speech at protest in Florida

Coco Gauff, the 16-year-old tennis star has taken a stance on racial injustice and the recent killing of George Floyd: she wants change to happen now. - Published

'Am I next?' Tennis star Gauff joins chorus of protest after Minneapolis death

Teenage tennis phenomenon Coco Gauff released a video protesting killings of African-Americans in the United States on Friday, joining a chorus of outrage across the country that followed the death of..
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'I was just lost. I was confused & overthinking' - Gauff, Medvedev and other tennis players open up

From winning the SW19 junior title to almost quitting tennis, Noah Rubin knows the mental stresses on players and is now giving them a platform to open up.
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Coco Gauff says she had depression a year before stunning Wimbledon run

Coco Gauff says she had depression because of the “pressure that she needed to do well” little more than a year before her stunning Wimbledon run.
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Coco Gauff reveals she almost walked away from tennis while dealing with depression

Tennis phenom Coco Gauff lit the tennis world on fire as a 15-year-old last year. Gauff, now 16, revealed she'd dealt with depression prior to that. - Published

Sofia Kenin ousts Coco Gauff in fourth round of Australian Open

Coco Gauff, 15, saw her Australian Open run end in the fourth round with a three-set defeat at the hands of fellow American Sofia Kenin. - Published

Gauff's Australian Open run ended by Kenin

Coco Gauff misses out on her first Grand Slam quarter-final as fellow American Sofia Kenin fights back to win in the Australian Open fourth round.
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US teenager Coco Gauff eliminates defending champion Naomi Osaka from Australian Open

Playing in her first Australian Open, 15-year-old American Coco Gauff has stunned the tennis world by eliminating defending champion Naomi Osaka.
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Serena Williams into Australian Open third round after testy win

serena williams into australian open third round after testy win
American overcomes Tamara Zidansek 6-2, 6-3 Frustrated Williams racks up unforced errors Serena Williams overcame an erratic performance at the Australian Open on Wednesday to beat Slovenian Tamara..
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Australian Open 2020: Coco Gauff promises different approach against Naomi Osaka

australian open 2020: coco gauff promises different approach against naomi osaka
Teenager Coco Gauff has promised a "more aggressive" approach when she takes on defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka in the third round. Gauff produced a battling performance to defeat Sorana..
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Australian Open: Coco Gauff beats Venus Williams again to advance

American 15-year-old Coco Gauff once again beats Venus Williams in the first round of a Grand Slam with victory at the Australian Open.
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Gauff, 15, to face Venus Williams again as draw made for Australian Open

Coco Gauff will again face Venus Williams in the first round of a Grand Slam after the pair were drawn together at the Australian Open.
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Brisbane International: Johanna Konta loses to Barbora Strycova in first round

Britain's Johanna Konta is knocked out of the Brisbane International in the first round, while Coco Gauff and Serena Williams win in Auckland.
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Teenager Gauff dumped out at Luxembourg after maiden WTA win

teenager gauff dumped out at luxembourg after maiden wta win
The US' Coco Gauff failed to follow up on her maiden WTA tournament win after crashing out in the first round to Anna Blinkova in Luxembourg. ......
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Biles, Kosgei and Gauff - how the female trio are lighting up sport

BBC Sport looks at how Simone Biles, Brigid Kosgei and Coco Gauff made the headlines in a record-breaking weekend.
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Coco Gauff sets record after tournament victory in Linz

coco gauff sets record after tournament victory in linz
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Tennis wunderkind Coco Gauff beats Ostapenko to win first WTA title

Teenage prodigy Coco Gauff won her first WTA title on Sunday following a 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 win over Jelena Ostapenko in the final in Linz that saw her hold her first trophy aloft aged 15.
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Teenager Gauff becomes youngest WTA winner in 15 years

Coco Gauff wins her first WTA title by beating former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-3 1-6 6-2 in the Linz Open final.
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Cori “Coco” Gauff cracks the top-100 in Linz as Novak Djokovic eases through in Shanghai

cori “coco” gauff cracks the top-100 in linz as novak djokovic eases through in shanghai
Cori Gauff will crack the top-100 when the rankings are released (Picture: Corbis via Getty Images) Cori “Coco” Gauff will crack the top-100 for the first time when the WTA rankings are next..
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At the U.S. Open, Young Women Coming Into Their Own

Naomi Osaka. Coco Gauff. Bianca Andreescu. The women of the U.S. Open are holding their heads high. - Published

Coco Gauff's US Open run comes to an end with loss to defending champion Naomi Osaka

Coco Gauff showcased her electrifying athleticism and punishing power at times, but it wasn’t enough to overcome No. 1 Naomi Osaka. - Published

'What a moment' - Osaka warms hearts by consoling beaten Gauff

Defending US Open champion Naomi Osaka wins hearts all over again when she consoles teenager Coco Gauff after beating her in the third round.
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Naomi Osaka defeats Coco Gauff in 2 sets at U.S. Open

Gauff, 15, is the youngest player since 1996 to make the third round at the U.S. Open
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US Open: Naomi Osaka beats Coco Gauff to reach fourth round

Defending champion Naomi Osaka overwhelms 15-year-old sensation Coco Gauff to reach the US Open last 16.
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Dorian's path, Gauff-Osaka at US Open: 5 things to know this weekend

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Gauff, 15, to take on defending champ Osaka next at US Open

Fifteen-year-old American Coco Gauff became the youngest woman in the U.S. Open's third round and set up a showdown against defending champion and No. 1 seed Naomi Osaka - Published

US Open: Coco Gauff sets up match with Naomi Osaka after three-set win against Timea Babos

Coco Gauff breezes through first set in second round of US Open, then battles to get past Timea Babos in third set; defending champ Naomi Osaka next. - Published

US Open: Coco Gauff wins three-setter in New York debut, defeating Anastasia Potapova

The 15-year-old lost the first set to Russian Anastasia Potapova in her first match in the year's final Grand Slam, but recovered with her forehand. - Published

Lenny Simpson, friend and teammate of Arthur Ashe, on Coco Gauff: 'She's going to be a superstar'

Lenny Simpson, the youngest male to play at the US Open and a former friend and teammate of Arthur Ashe, says 15-year-old 'mature beyond her years.' - Published

Tennis sensation Coco Gauff embraces Michelle Obama's advice for the U.S. Open and beyond

The 15-year-old heads to New York for the U.S. Open as the hottest talent in tennis. And the fearless phenom has the former First Lady in her court. - Published

Gauff, 15, handed wildcard for US Open

American teenager Coco Gauff is awarded a wildcard for the women's singles at the US Open next week.
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Teenager Gauff wins Washington Open doubles title alongside McNally

American teenager Coco Gauff wins her first WTA title with victory in the Washington Open women's doubles.
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Coco Gauff secures place in main draw for Citi Open with clinical win over Hiroko Kuwata

Cori "Coco" Gauff cruised to victory in her second qualifying match Sunday and will enter the main draw for the Citi Open. - Published

Gauff, 15, qualifies for Washington main draw

American teenage sensation Coco Gauff eased into the Washington Open main draw with a dominant win in her final qualifying match.
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Fans come out to watch Wimbledon sensation Coco Gauff cruise to victory at Citi Open

In her first competitive action since Wimbledon, 15-year-old Coco Gauff cruised to a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Maegan Manasse in Citi Open qualifying. - Published

Still adjusting to celebrity, Coco Gauff eager to get back on court after Wimbledon breakthrough

The 15-year-old will play the qualifiers at the Citi Open this weekend, her first tournament since her life-changing run at Wimbledon earlier this month. - Published

Coco Gauff, the 15-year-old who made a remarkable run at Wimbledon, to play Citi Open

After a remarkable Wimbledon run, 15-year-old tennis sensation Cori "Coco" Gauff is eligible to compete at the Citi Open later this month. - Published

15-year-old American Coco Gauff soars up WTA rankings after magical Wimbledon run

Coco Gauff's magical Wimbledon run allowed her to move into the WTA's top 150 on Monday. The 15-year-old American rises to No. 141 from No. 313. - Published

The woman who inspired Serena Williams and Cori Gauff

Althea Gibson was the first black player to win a tennis Grand Slam and inspired today's female icons
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Tennis-Halep steers steady path past Zhang into Wimbledon semis

tennis-halep steers steady path past zhang into wimbledon semis
LONDON, July 9 (Reuters) - Former world number one Simona Halep reached her second Wimbledon semi-final after overcoming an early onslaught to deliver another textbook example of matchplay tennis and..
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Cori "Coco" Gauff on remarkable Wimbledon run: [tktktktk]

"I got the call that I got the wild card, and we literally booked the plane, I believe, that night, and left, and went to play [qualifiers]"
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Coco Gauff on her whirlwind Wimbledon run: "Life literally changed in seconds"

Teenage phenom Cori "Coco" Gauff is focusing on her future after a whirlwind run at Wimbledon. The 15-year-old captivated the world after defeating one of her idols, Venus Williams, in the first round...
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Your Tuesday Briefing

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Environment, Jeffrey Epstein, Coco Gauff: Your Monday Evening Briefing

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Coco Gauff's captivating Wimbledon ends against former No. 1

All good things come to an end: 15-year-old Coco Gauff's captivating run at Wimbledon stops with a straight-set loss to former No. 1 Simona Halep in the 4th round - Published

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