Hard work , dedication , persistence , and giftedness are all words that come to mind when describing the talent and athletic journey of Coco Gauff. The 19-year-old tennis player started her professional career in 2018, winning one singles title and two doubles titles in 2019, as well as landing a 29-15 singles record. Her athletic prowess would be amplified that year when she defeated tennis legend Venus Williams at Wimbledon at only 15 years old. One can imagine that the feat was a full-circle moment since the path Gauff has taken mirrors the success of Venus and Serena Williams. This journey has gone on to reach a current career-high during a significant win against Aryna Sabalenka in the 2023 U.S. Open. Gauff’s talent and winning personality led her to what some describe as “her moment,” earning $5.6 million from the match, per ESPN. While that number is nothing to scoff at, Gauff’s off-court earnings are catapulting her monetary value to new heights.
Sep 13, 2023
Fresh off her match at the French Open, Coco Gauff is giving her fans more to look forward to with the launch of her new non-fungible token (NFT) collection with Autograph. As AfroTech previously told you, the Tom Brady-backed platform connects brands and high-profile individuals in sports, entertainment, and culture. The platform has already welcomed Naomi Osaka, Simone Biles, and Usain Bolt and now, Gauff is taking a seat at the table.
Jun 9, 2022