19-Year-Old Coco Gauff Writes Down an Emotional 3-Word Message to Father as She Celebrates His Life-Changing Impact on Her Tennis Career

Published 08/17/2023, 1:28 PM EDT

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Coco Gauff, the 19-year-old tennis star, has a remarkable journey that interweaves talent, devotion, and remarkable stories. Her father, Corey Gauff, has played a huge impact in her ascent on the WTA tour. The American offered gratitude towards her father via her recent Insta story. Her close relationship with her father keeps on assuming a vital part in her career.

The constant support from her father has helped her climb to new heights. In an endearing showcase of affection, Coco Gauff utilized the force of Insta to share birthday wishes for her father.

Coco Gauff shares a heartfelt Insta story for her father, Corey Gauff


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Coco Gauff shared a message of adoration that reverberated with her followers. Her Instagram story offered a sneak peek into the life of a young tennis prodigy. Her journey in the realm of professional tennis has been amazing. At only 19 years of age, she has accomplished critical achievements, including her recent triumph at the DC Open.

Coco comprehends her important role and plans to show great sportsmanship, humility, and assurance on and off the court. The Insta story for her father advised her followers that amid her bustling profession, she is close to her friends and family.


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She captioned her Insta story, “Happy Birthday @coreygauff.♥👑.I love you!”

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Her Insta story not just praised a significant celebration in her father’s life but also added a look into the reality they share. In a couple of basic words, Coco figured out how to epitomize the profundity of her feelings and express an opinion that many can connect with.

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In a recent interview, she talked about the difficulties her family faced when her father’s job situation changed due to her tennis success. The interview revealed how her family supported her career. It highlights Coco Gauff’s dedication and the important role her family plays in her story.

Coco recently shared details about her father’s sacrifice and unwavering support

Coco Gauff participated in international tournaments, often accompanied by her father on her travels. Despite the allure of exploring different parts of the world, the constant journeys took a toll on her father. It prompted him to stay home for an extended period. Coco, understanding the situation, recognized the need for her father to guide her brothers, who pursued baseball and football.


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Witnessing their daughter’s extraordinary skills, both Candi and Corey made the courageous decision to resign from their jobs. They had dedicated themselves to helping Coco reach her fullest potential. In an exclusive interview, Coco shared that her father, Corey, has found contentment in leaving behind his corporate job. In an interview with the Guardian, she revealed that her father prefers the lifestyle he has now to his job in corporate America.

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Dr Aditya Raveendran Menon


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Aditya Menon is a Tennis Writer at EssentiallySports, covering several high-profile tournaments and events. With a passion for writing that matches his love for the sport, he has a special interest in covering the activities of tennis legends like Serena Williams and the ‘Big Three’ of men’s tennis. Aditya’s interest in tennis started at a young age when his father introduced him to the sport.
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Bhavani Singh