Coco Gauff Nominates Venus Williams As President, Explains Why
Coco Gauff recently nominated Venus Williams to take on the most important position in the office. 18-year-old girl speaks out about Williams sisters affect when she became a professional tennis player, chose the seven-time Grand Slam champion as the person most likely to become president.
In a quiz about the best for the Tennis Channel, Coco Gauff selected the veteran for the role, citing that the former world No. 1 is a seasoned pro who has handled information. illustrate a variety of situations. important problem over the years.
“You know, she’s been on tour for a while and she’s handled everything so well. So I think it’s Venus Williams,” Gauff explained.
Meanwhile, American tennis star Jessica Pegula’s longtime doubles partner has chosen compatriots Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens for the position.
“Most likely to be president would be Madison Keys or Sloane Stephens or both! They would make a pretty good tag team,” she said.
“You’re the only person I’ve worked with besides Serena” – When Coco Gauff and Venus Williams teamed up for the French Open
Coco Gauff has the privilege to compete in women’s doubles at the French Open 2021 with Venus Williams after her original partner Caty McNally withdrew due to injury concerns.
Although this generational duo didn’t make it deep at the tournament, the teen athlete noted that she would be eager to team up with Williams if given the chance again.
“I mean, obviously if she asked, I would definitely work with her. I mean, you can’t say no,” Gauff said earlier this year in an interview with People.
The 2022 French Open singles and doubles finalist also recalled that she was the first person besides Serena Williams to pair with senior Williams in the women’s doubles.
“I remember her saying to me, ‘You’re the only person I’ve worked with other than Serena in the women’s doubles.’ And I said, “It’s an honor. It’s an honor.” I didn’t realize she wasn’t playing with anyone else. I mean, I didn’t even think about it. And I was like, ‘Wow, that’s great, ‘ ” she speak.
gauffwho beat the famous Venus Williams at Wimbledon 2019 and the Australian Open 2020, also admitted that she would rather play alongside the tennis legend than go up against her as an opponent.
“I would say it’s even more unbelievable than actually playing with her, just because, I mean, I’ve dreamed of playing (the Williams sisters), but I never thought I would. going to doubles with them. And yeah, that’s crazy,” she said.