Tennis star Coco Gauff celebrates high school graduation in Paris


Coco Gauff’s résumé is already noteworthy, but now we can add a high school diploma to this.

On Saturday, the 18-year-old tennis player celebrated graduation in a hat and gown in front of the iconic Eiffel Tower.

“I did it. “No,” Gauff joked, referring to her graduation “hat” in the caption.

In addition to the beautiful solo photos, Gauff also posted pictures of herself hugging her graduation ceremony with her family, including parents Candi and Corey.

Among Gauff’s celebrity friends, Storm Reid and rapper Latto flocked to the comments section to express their congratulations.

coco gauff about her international career

In a 2020 interview with Forbes, Coco Gauff described how her round-the-world work presented a unique hurdle to her research.

Coco Gauff added, “Times are difficult when you have to finish school.” “Everyone falls asleep when I try to contact the teachers. Everything else was simple.”

Coco Gauff made her WTA debut at the age of 14 and advanced to the 2018 US Open that same year. She rose to widespread fame by beating 39-year-old Venus Williams at Wimbledon in 2019 at the age of 15, becoming the youngest Wimbledon qualifier in Open history. Gauff said she advanced to round 4 but she lost to final champion Simona Halep.

Gauff is currently ranked #18 in the WTA Women’s Tennis Rankings. In the first round of the French Open, starting on Sunday, she will face Canada’s Rebecca Marino.

Coco Gauff said earlier. people How important it is to her to have the support of her idols like Serena and Venus Williams.

“On Instagram [Venus] I usually comment on my work, which is great,” Gauff said. “’This is crazy.’ Every time she mentions me in her life or in her interview I think. I’m always happy when she does because I don’t expect anything at all.”

Ankita Khanra

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Ankita Khanrah is a sophomore in the Masters Program in Communication and Journalism (Integrated) at the KIIT Deemed University School of Mass Communication in Bhubaneswar.

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