Coco Gauff

At 17, Gauff Focusing On Her Tennis Path, Journey

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 7, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) For all of the hype that has accompanied the rise of American teen prodigy Coco Gauff since her 2019 debut at Wimbledon, she has very little experience playing on clay. One would […]

Dubai First Round: From Routine To Rollercoaster

DUBAI/WASHINGTON, March 8, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Thirty-first-ranked Ons Jabeur of Tunisia was among the group of seven first-round winners safely through to the second round of the first WTA 1000-series event of the season, the Dubai Duty Free Tennis […]

Teens And Swiss Misses Reach Adelaide Semis

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, February 25, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The semifinals of the WTA’s Adelaide International are set and there’s a distinctive theme among the final four participants: two of them are teenagers – Coco Gauff and Iga Swiatek – and two […]

Remarkable Gauff Poised For Big Things In Lexington

WASHINGTON, August 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The inaugural Top Seed Open presented by Bluegrass Orthopaedics in Lexington, Ky., features World No. 9 Serena Williams, who is the top seed and one of four major champions in the talent-rich 32-player […]

Blake’s Life Forever Changed By 2015 Police Attack

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) James Blake left Harvard to become a professional tennis player in 1999, playing until he retired at the US Open in 2013. During his career, Blake attained a career-high World No. 4 ranking, […]

Coco Gauff: Using Her Voice To Turn Anguish Into Purpose

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) In a frenetic week filled with global coronavirus pandemic and the killing of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, by a white police officer in Minneapolis that was the lightening rod for coast-to-coast […]

Harry Potter Day To Take Over The Australian Open

AO Press Release, January 17, 2020 The magic and sorcery of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is set to land at Melbourne Park, with a dedicated Harry Potter Day announced for the Australian Open. Australian Open Chief Revenue and Experiential […]

Coco’s Coming Back: Gauff To Play 2020 Citi Open In Washington

WASHINGTON, December 6, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) Coco Gauff, the 15-year-old American teen sensation who garnered worldwide attention during this summer’s Wimbledon Championships with a first-round upset victory over her idol, five-time champion Venus Williams, announced she is returning to […]