Young US tennis star Coco Gauff played in the 2022 WTA Finals in Forth Worth, being eliminated in her own round robin. Just a few days ago Coco had important words explaining the difficulties of the tennis world and thanking for the fact that she comes from a good family, but she also told about situations that are not very simple: "Training is a problem in tennis.
They are very expensive. and not everyone can afford it. I come from the United States and fortunately I am part of a good family but I think of the less developed countries where concentrating on this sport is really very difficult.
I come from a minority and therefore the only advice I can give to every person is' Don't let anyone darken your light. Knowing where you come from doesn't matter, every dream can be realized. If I have to speak of a great example, that is Frances Tiafoe.
If you listen to his story you see that he learned to play tennis by watching him, he didn't have a coach and even at the beginning he showed up in the tournament venues to see the games."
Coco Gauff leaves Serena Williams to join LeBron James and Michael Jordan
Coco Gauff recently signed a million dollar deal with a famous shoe brand, New Balance.
The Boston-based brand already had a deal with the young US star with her as a cover of her. Gauff could leave Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka behind in her sponsorship deals with her. Gauff has been part of this sponsorship since she was 14 and recently extended her deal into a multi-year deal.
The launch of her Coco CG1 this year makes her the only current female tennis player with a signature shoe. The brand will launch a new colorway for its tennis shoes on the third of November. Previously, the brand made exclusive sneakers for NBA Michael Jordan and LeBron James.
BREAKING: Tennis star Coco Gauff has signed a multi-year endorsement extension with New Balance, to continue as a featured face of the brand.
The launch of her Coco CG1 this year makes her the only current female tennis player with a signature shoe.