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US open 2023: 19 year old Coco Gauff became the new champion of US Open, won Rs 25 crore in one stroke… Know the whole story

Coco Gauff US open 2023 Tennis Women’s Champion: 19 year old Coco Gauff of America has become the new champion of US Open 2023. Gauff overcame a bad start and won her first Grand Slam title by defeating Aryna Sabalenka 2-6, 6-3, 6-2. In a way, Coco has lived her dream of winning the US Open title, because she used to go to watch this tournament since childhood.

The sixth seed from Florida went into the final as an underdog against hard-hitting second seed Sabalenka, who will become world number one in next week’s rankings.

Gauff showed that even though she was young, she had the potential to win. He has received prize money of around Rs 25 crore. As soon as Gauff became the champion, tears welled up in joy of her victory. He hugged his mother and father while crying. Gough first thanked his parents, grandparents, and his brothers.

Who is Coco Gough, Williams sisters are role models

Only a few people would know about Coco, born on March 13, 2004, that in her childhood she used to come with her parents to watch her idols Serena and Venus Williams at the US Open. He started playing tennis at the age of 6. His father played college basketball at Georgia State University and later worked as a health care executive. His mother was a track and field athlete at Florida State University and worked as a teacher. Goff’s early life was spent in Atlanta.

Gauff, from Florida, is the first American teenager to win the country’s major tennis tournament since Serena Williams in 1999. After Gauff’s victory, former US President Barack Obama sent a congratulatory note through social media on Saturday.

US Open winner gets this much prize money

According to the information available on the US Open website, male and female champion players who win this Grand Slam get equal amount of money. Players who win women’s and men’s singles get Rs 24,93,75000 (about Rs 25 crore). Whereas the runner up gets half of the winner i.e. about Rs 12.5 crore. Whereas male and female doubles players get around Rs 7 crore.

Coco Gough’s childhood video goes viral

Coco’s video has also been shared by the US Open, in which she was seen watching the US Open match as a child. In this she was seen dancing. Right after this, her clip was shown in which she became the champion by playing the winning shot. Earlier, Coco Gauff’s best performance in a Grand Slam came in the year 2022, when she made it to the final of the French Open.

Novak-Medvedev will clash in the US Open final

Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev will clash in the final of US Open 2023 late on Sunday night. Medvedev defeated defending champion Carlos Alcaraz 7-6 (7-3) 6-1 3-6 6-3 in the semi-finals. Medvedev had earlier lost to Alcaraz in the Wimbledon semi-finals this year. Russian player Medvedev has reached the US Open final for the third time since 2019.

Whereas Novak defeated Ben Shelton 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (4) in the semi-finals of men’s singles. Novak defeated Ben Shelton in his 100th US Open match, while reaching the Grand Slam final for the 36th time. Reaching the final for the 36th time is the most by any player in the Open era. Novak has reached the US Open final for the tenth time.

Novak will match Margaret Court
Novak Djokovic is searching for 24th Grand Slam title. He is the player who has won the most Grand Slams in the men’s category. In the women’s category, America’s Serena Williams has won 23 and Australia’s Margaret Court has won 24 Grand Slam titles.


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