Coco Gauff posted a surprise on her Instagram story this morning, that was directly targeted to present the young champ’s feelings towards her mother. After Gauff made a quick run to success and lifted the US Open title, fans were quite surprised to see a young star get to the top. But now we know the person who stood behind Coco Gauff‘s success!
Along with a pretty Instagram story, the young tennis star also included a caption that said, “Happy birthday mom! I love you.” Candi Odom Gauff is not only a mother, but also a mentor to her daughter. Being a track athlete herself in college, she has had a keen interest in sports. She helped Gauff with her education and supported her from the sidelines, while her husband Corey coached her on the court.
Gauff’s fans and followers appeared to be touched by her sweet gesture as they have always praised Candi for supporting such a talented and humble daughter. Gauff’s post showed strong levels of appreciation and admiration for her mother, who has been a major support of her success.
The 19-year-old tennis star Coco Gauff achieved her dream of winning a grand slam title at the US Open, establishing her name at such a young age in the competitive world of professional tennis. After the match, Gauff thanked her parents for the support and inspiration that they kept behind her. She also recalled how watching her idols Venus and Serena Williams play at the same tournament when she was younger, brought the motivation to take a run for the same.