Coco Gauff is the new champion of the WTA 500 in Washington. The young American tennis champion was back from a fairly difficult period, but she finally managed to break free. In the final a balanced match was announced but there was no story, and Coco knocked down the Greek Maria Sakkari in straight sets.Exactly an hour and a half of play for the American tennis player who settled her opponent with the result of 6-2 6-3.
A tournament of the highest importance, with Coco who beat important opponents such as Sakkari in the final and Belinda Bencic in the semifinals, left to both her rivals nothing.Coco’s mom Candi Gauff hugged and congratulated her daughter after the match.
In fact, WTA has released several photos of Gauff celebrating after the match. One of these pics was the tender and moving hug between Coco and Her mom.WTA wrote in the post: “Her Biggest Title of Her Career! Coco Gauff secures her fourth career title and first Hologic WTA Tour 500 title!”Gauff re-shared her post to her Instagram story, writing: “Mom.”
Coco is considered the heir to sisters Venus and Serena Williams.
Despite her young age, she won 4 WTA singles titles.In the doubles she boasts the number one position in the world ranking, reached on August 15, 2022. In the singles, however, on October 24, 2022 she pushed herself up to position number 4.As for the Grand Slam tournaments, she was a finalist at the 2022 French Open, an achievement that allowed her to become, at the age of eighteen years and two months, the youngest Grand Slam finalist since Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon 2004 Previously, she stood out for reaching the round of 16 at Wimbledon 2019 and the third round at the US Open the same year, in the latter circumstance becoming the youngest tennis player to do so since Anna Kurnikova in 1996