Rising Star Coco Gauff has been showing her best tennis skills across the courts. Tennis world also believes she would become the best player in the future. Meanwhile, the Coronavirus put barrier guard in teen’s success journey. However, 16-year-old Gauff admits, she has no problem with playing the US Open 2020 behind closed doors.
For a reason of the Coronavirus pandemic, the US Open 2020 will hold in the empty stadium in New York. It has scheduled to begin on 31st August. Moreover, Coco Gauff takes it easy to play in the Billie Jean King Tennis Center without fans’ on-court support.
Gauff said on the recent Talk with BBC Sport, “It will be easier for me to address. I’ve only been on tour a year so I will just go back to my junior years when we didn’t have much of a crowd – when there’s only your parents at the tournament, I’ll just go back to my – I guess – my home.” In 2019 US Open Gauff allowed with a wild card and reached the third round, after being defeated by defending champion Naomi Osaka.
In addition to this, Coco Gauff waits for the resumption of the tennis tours. “I’m ready to get back on the court and travel again – I like traveling more than I like staying home,” said Gauff, one who knocked out the defending champion Naomi Osaka from the 2020 Australian Open.
Coco Gauff’s Junior Grand Slam Records At The US Open
Cori Gauff made her junior Grand Slam debut at the 2017 US Open with wild card entry. She finished the runner-up for the reason her lost against compatriot Amanda Anisimova in the event finals. Notably, Gauff did not drop a set before reaching the final in the Junior tournament. Consequently, Gauff also became the youngest girls’ singles finalist in US Open history.
Coco Gauff won her first junior Grand Slam doubles title at the US Open 2018 with Caty McNally her partner. Gauff and McNally defeated compatriots Hailey Baptiste and Dalayna Hewitt in the final and won all of their matches in straight sets.