‘Can’t Believe the Madness’ – Coco Gauff Visits Billie Eilish Concert in London Ahead of Wimbledon Championships

Published 06/26/2022, 9:49 AM EDT
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 26: Coco Gauff of the United States looks on during a practice session on day seven of the 2020 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 26, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Wayne Taylor/Getty Images)

Coco Gauff returns to the Wimbledon Championships three years on after her famous victory over legend Venus Williams. Now, at 18, she has reached a Grand Slam final while breaking in into the Top 15 of the WTA rankings.

Now seeded 11th, she hopes to create history by bettering her performance in the Roland Garros final. However, Gauff is adapting to London life ahead of the tournament starting on Sunday.

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Gauff visits Billie Eilish’s concert in London

The American has been practicing in London ahead of the grasscourt Slam. However, she took some time off the court by making a trip to The O2 in London. Gauff attended singer Billie Eilish’s: Happier than Ever, World Tour on Saturday. She took to Instagram to show a few snippets of the scintillating performance.

 

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Gauff‘s caption read, “Simply one of the best nights in my life. I still can’t believe the madness I experienced last night.” She begins her Wimbledon campaign on Tuesday against Romanian Elena-Gabriela Ruse.

The American has impressed since making her tour debut back in 2019. Now, she aims to rewrite history as she hopes to earn her biggest result at SW19 in her young career.

Will Coco Gauff rise to the occasion?

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Despite just turning 18, Gauff has shown immense maturity and calmness in her game. While she has made one Grand Slam final, she won her first ATP title at the Linz Open back when she was 15. Moreover, she has stunned the world by defeating some of the biggest names in the sport already.

MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA – MARCH 23: Cori Gauff of the United States during an interview on Media Day on day 3 of the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium on March 23, 2022 in Miami Gardens, Florida (Photo by Robert Prange/Getty Images)

Gauff has also spoken about the pressures faced during the entire season at a young age. She said“It wasn’t that I believed I could win the tournament. It’s that I expected to . . . now I look back at it I’d say there was no chance that girl would beat [Naomi Osaka], but in my head, at the time it felt like I had to win. At 15, I just put so much on myself.”

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The young American is eager to rewrite the history books and aim to become a future World No.1 on the WTA Tour.

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Mario Fernandes

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Mario Fernandes is a Formula 1 writer at EssentiallySports. He has completed his graduation in Mathematics, followed by a Post Graduation Diploma in Journalism. Mario has been a sportsman and a sports fan from a very young age and has represented his school and college in sports like soccer, tennis, and cricket at the district level.

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