Coco Gauff age height parents records early life biography

Cori Dionne “Coco Gauff” was born on March 13, 2004 and she is an American professional tennis player. In the year 2022 she was ranked world number 4 in singles by the Women’s Tennis association (WTA). In the same year she was ranked world number one in tennis doubles. 

Coco Gauff age height parents records early life biography

Coco Gauff’s parents Candi and Corey Gauff were also fantastic athletes having the NCAA Division I collegiate background in basketball and track and field. In the United States NCC division is the highest level of inter collegiate athletes which is sanctioned by the NCAA National Collegiate Athletic Association. Coco Gauff WTA debut took place in March 2019 at the Miami Opens. In the 2019 Wimbledon Championship she received a wild card qualifier draw and became the youngest player in the tournament history to qualify for the main draw.

Early life 

Coco Gauff was born on March 13, 2004 to one of finest athletes Candi and Corey Gauff. She have two younger brothers. Her parents have NCAA Division I collegiate background in basketball and track and field. It means she has got some natural talent from her parents. 

She got sports in her blood as a gift from her parents, Coco Gauffs daddy Corey played college basketball at Georgia State University and later worked as a healthcare executive. Her mum Candi was track and field athlete at Florida State University and later worked as an educator. 

In early years Gauff lived with her parents in Atlanta where she started playing tennis. She started playing tennis at the age of 6  but was not serious at all and loves playing with her friends only. When Gauff was 7 her parents moved back to Delray Beach to provide better tennis training opportunities to their daughter. Gauff said she was not a team player and wanted to play a solo game. At the age of 8 she started playing tennis seriously and decided to play for a long life. 

She joined the new generation Tennis Academy at the age of 8. Gauffs parents withdrew their career to focus on their daughter’s tennis training and dreamed their daughter to become number one tennis player in the US one day. Even though her father has limited tennis experience, he took the responsibility and became her primary coach. Whereas her mother took her homeschooling responsibility.

At the age of 10 she joined Mouratoglou Academy in France. This academy was run by Patrick Mouratoglou. Interestingly Patrick was Serena William’s longtime coach. At 10 years and 3 months Gauff won the USTA clay court national 12.


Singles Doubles 
Career record – 162 – 79 (67.2%).
Career titles – 5
Highest ranking – No. 4 in 2022.
Current ranking –  No. 6 August 21, 2023. 

Grand Slam singles results 
Australian Open – 4 R (2020, 2023).
French Open – F (2022).
Wimbledon open – 4 R (2019,2021).
US Open – F (2023).
Career record – 119 – 52 (69.6%).
Career titles – 8.
Highest ranking – No. 1, August 15, 2022.
Current ranking –  No. 6 August 21, 2023.

Grand Slam doubles results 
Australian Open – SF (2023).
French Open – F (2022).
Wimbledon open – 3 R (2021, 2023).
US Open – F (2021).
Coco Gauff records are given in the table.

Records in years

  • 2022 – World number 4 in singles (WTA).
  • 2022 – World number 1 in tennis doubles.
  • 2023 – Won 5 WTA tour singles, WTA 1000 title at Cincinnati Masters.
  • 2023 – Won 8 double titles 5 with Jassica Pegula and 3 with Caty McNally.
  • 2018 – Won Junior 2018 French Open singles title & become no. 1 junior in the world. 
  • 2018 – Won Junior Grand Slam doubles title US open. 

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  • Daddy – Corey Gauff.
  • Mummy – Candi. 
  • Full name – Cori Dionne “Coco Gauff”
  • Born – March 13, 2004.
  • Age – 19 years.
  • Height – 5 ft 9 inch (1.75 m).
  • Became pro – 2018.
  • Playing style – Right handed (two handed backhand).
  • Coach – Corey Gauff, Jean Christophe Faurel, Pere Riba (2023), Brad Gilbert (2023).
  • Prize money – US $8057463.

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