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18-Year-Old Coco Gauff Once Went Pretty ‘Ecstatic’ After Idol Venus Williams’ ‘Crazy’ Gesture – ‘Don’t Expect It at All’

The American tennis star, Coco Gauff, at such a young age, has already proven her prowess and dominance by defeating some of the top WTA tour competitors. Notably, Gauff stunned the audience when she defeated one of the greatest players on the tour, Venus Williams. The 18-year-old tennis player has faced Williams twice during their Grand Slam meetings.

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Additionally, Gauff came out as the winner in both their meetings at the Australian Open and Wimbledon. Later on, she revealed that she looks up to Williams as her idol. They both have also played together as a double team at the French Open. Additionally, Gauff previously revealed that she is also getting a lot of attention from her idol on social media.

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Coco Gauff talked about getting attention from her idol, Venus Williams

The 7-time singles Grand Slam champion, with her iconic performances on the court, has inspired a number of young female athletes in the United States. The American tennis prodigy, Coco Gauff, is also among such young female tennis players in the country who have been inspired by Venus Williams and her achievements. Gauff was absolutely stunned when Williams started mentioning her during various interviews and conversations.

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Additionally, Gauff revealed earlier that Williams also comments on her pictures and videos on social media. The French Open finalist stated, “Definitely on Instagram, [Venus is] always commenting on my stuff, and it’s pretty cool,”. Gauff went on to say, “She always mentions me on her lives or interviews, and I’m like, ‘This is crazy.’ Every time, I would say I’m pretty ecstatic when she does that because I don’t expect it at all.”

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It’s not just Venus Williams who has been impressed by the American tennis prodigy’s incredible performances on the tour. Other American tennis legends like Chris Evert and Serena Williams have also been amused by Gauff’s brilliance on the tennis court.

Gauff once received precious advice from the Williams sisters

The 18-year-old tennis player previously got an opportunity to converse with her idols, Venus and Serena Williams during their interview. Meanwhile, Gauff asked the American tennis legends, how they dealt with naysayers and critics during their illustrious tennis days. The Williams sisters answered her question by stating they ignored their naysayers and critics by not hearing them.

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Serena went on to say that naysayers and critics are usually those people who are jealous of successful people. Venus also stated that she ignored her critics and naysayers by considering them as background noise. She rather focused on her performances on the court.

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