'Brawns and Brains' - 18-Year-Old Coco Gauff Turns Proud Sister as She Celebrates Younger Brother's Athletic Achievement

‘Brawns and Brains’ – 18-Year-Old Coco Gauff Turns Proud Sister as She Celebrates Younger Brother’s Athletic Achievement

American tennis prodigy Coco Gauff has done amazingly well this year. The 18-year-old maintained her momentum to become the youngest tennis player since Maria Sharapova to qualify for the WTA Finals. However, she had a forgettable outing during the tournament. While she had a great year overall, she lost the last five matches in the season.

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For now, the 18-year-old is enjoying her time away from the sport. It is a much-needed break for Gauff and she went back home to Delray Beach. Meanwhile, the American also celebrated a special achievement of her brother’s.

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Coco Gauff celebrates as her brother wins the Super Bowl

Coco Gauff comes from a family with a rich sporting decision. Both her parents have tried their hands at athletics. However, they had to take a different path to support their family. But, both Coco Gauff and her brother Cameron Gauff are invested in sports. While Coco has already made it huge in tennis, Cameron is a rising star.

Cameron plays football for the Delray 8U. Recently, their team won the Super Bowl for the second year in a row. Proud of her brother’s achievement, Coco Gauff took to her Instagram account and shared a story of her brother. In the picture, we can see Cameron and Coco posing after the win.

“Brawns & brains. Congratulations Cameron,” she wrote.

Later, her mother, Candy Gauff, also dedicated a heartfelt Instagram post to her son’s amazing achievement.

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When Gauff gave a classy reply to a sexist troll on social media

At a very young age, Coco Gauff has seen almost everything. And that includes the trolls that come with failure. While it is understandable that people are disappointed when their favorite players give below-par performance, trolling online has become an unfortunate part of every sport.

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In one such instance, a troll tried to make fun of the American rising star, saying that she plays girl’s tennis and stands no chance against boys. The teenage sensation gave a calm reply that first of all, she plays women’s tennis. Second, she said one can claim that they are better than her and she will agree to it if the claim is based on confidence in their skills. However, she won’t entertain a claim that someone is better than her just because of gender.

Gauff is already a star and achieved a lot at a mother 18 years of age. Apart from her brilliance in tennis, the maturity she has shown off the court has been praised by many fans and pundits.

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