Cori “Coco” Gauff is an American professional tennis player who was born on 13 March 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Of all the players currently ranked in the top 100 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), she is the youngest and is ranked at world number 15 in the singles and number 10 in the doubles.
At age 15, Coco won her first WTA Tour singles title at the Linz Open in 2019, becoming the youngest singles title-holder on the Tour since 2004.
She has under her belt four WTA Tour doubles titles, three of which she won with Caty McNally.
Gauff’s parents have backgrounds in collegiate track and field and basketball. She played several sports as a child, but drew inspiration from the Williams sisters and settled on tennis.
Her style of play is strong on the two-handed backhand. She is coached by Corey Gauff and Jean-Christophe.
Coco Gauff Parents: Candi Gauff, Corey Gauff (Father & Mother)
Candi Gauff (mother) and Corey Gauff (father) are Coco Gauff’s parents.
They have three children, with Coco being the eldest.
Candi was a hurdler and heptathlete at Florida State University, while Corey was a basketball player at Georgia State University.
They both grew up in Delray Beach.
Corey was working as a healthcare executive before quitting to become his daughter’s coach. Candi is also an educator.