Coco Gauff Biography
(American Tennis Player Who Rose to Fame After Her Win Against Venus Williams at Wimbledon in 2019)
Birthday: March 13, 2004 (Pisces)
Born In: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Cori 'Coco' Gauff is an upcoming American tennis player who made history by defeating her idol and five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams in straight sets on her Grand Slam tournament debut on July 1, 2019. She was the youngest female to qualify for a Grand Slam tournament main draw, as well as the youngest player overall to qualify for the main draw at Wimbledon in the Open Era. She previously became the youngest ever finalist in the girls' singles event at the 'US Open' in 2017 and won the 'Junior French Open' in 2018. Following a bidding war between Nike and New Balance, she signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with the latter in October 2018. She signed another multi-year sponsorship deal with Italian food company Barilla in March 2019. On July 4, 2019, it was reported that she will be pairing with British tennis player Jay Clarke, who had broken up with his mixed doubles partner Harriet Dart.