Coco Gauff’s Haters Find a Strong Nemesis in Serena Williams’ Ex-Coach as She Unabashedly Takes Them Down With a Scathing Dig

Published 10/08/2023, 6:45 AM EDT

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The 19-year-old Coco Gauff is burning brighter than ever! The American tennis sensation is doing better, all thanks to her haters for adding gas to her fire and being the best on and off the tennis court. After lifting her first Grand Slam title at the US Open, the third-ranked tennis player made a strong comeback at the Beijing Open.

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Yet regrettably, she could not advance past the tournament’s semifinals, which has led to a lot of criticism for her performance. But now, Rennae Stubbs, Serena Williams‘ former coach, has stepped in to silence Gauff’s critics with a powerful message.

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After facing a loss to Iga Swiatek in the Beijing Open semi-final, Gauff has been receiving a lot of criticism. But now, the 52-year-old Australian coach took to her Twitter account to slam the haters who persistently mocked the 19-year-old after her recent loss. Even though the US Open champion is not on Twitter, haters have not left a chance to criticize her after her recent exit.

Stubbs wrote, “The crap I read on Twitter is 🤯! People commenting on Coco being this or that as well as other players. Like seriously, u people think you’re tough writing as an unknown loser who puts a player down but have never put themselves out there in these kinds of moments! 🤯 get a life!”

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The 23-time Grand Slam Champion’s ex-coach questioned why people obsessed over Gauff’s losses on the tennis court. Along with that, she also criticized the haters for making harsh judgments about players without even knowing the pressure of professional tennis themselves.

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Nevertheless, nearly a month ago, when the third-ranked tennis player won her first Grand Slam title, she came up with a decisive message to shut down haters.

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After winning the US Open, Gauff stunned everyone in an off-court interview when she thanked her haters for not believing in her. Further, she also stated how people thought that she would stop after winning a 500 title.

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Following that, she didn’t stop and won a 1000 title, and even at that time, people were all about that being the biggest title she could ever win. But then, no doubt, she also won a Grand Slam title, all thanks to the haters, who kept the fighting spirit inside her alive. Nevertheless, what do you think about the 19-year-old facing criticism for her recent loss in the Beijing Open? Post your comments in the space provided below.

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Pratishtha Prakash

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Pratishtha Prakash is a Tennis writer at EssentiallySports. She has completed her Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media and Journalism from MIT ADT University, Pune. Being a sports enthusiast, she has been following varied sports like tennis, cricket and Esports from her childhood.
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