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Coco Gauff Confesses She Doesn’t Get Recognized That Often – Tennis Tonic

Despite her rising fame in the tennis world, Coco Gauff recently shared her experience of being relatively unknown, especially in certain parts of the world. The young American sensation talked about her encounters and shed light on the level of recognition she receives both in Europe and in her home country.

During her time in Stuttgart, Gauff revealed that she could blend in with the crowd without much attention. “I’ve done it once or twice,” she admitted. “I don’t think they know many tennis players here in Stuttgart.”

Gauff elaborated on her experiences in Europe, noting that she is not often held back, even on the continent where tennis enjoys a significant following. “And honestly, in Europe, I don’t let things hold me back that much,” she noted.

Surprisingly, Gauff also revealed that her level of recognition in the United States is not as high as some might think. “Even in the US it’s not as much as people think, and I’m grateful for that,” she added.

Despite her growing fame and impressive achievements on the tennis court, Gauff’s ability to maintain a level of anonymity gives her a sense of gratitude. Her comments shed light on the complexities of fame and the importance of privacy, even for individuals in the public eye.

As Gauff continues to make waves in the tennis world with her talent and determination, her reflections are a reminder that, away from the spotlight, she remains a young athlete navigating the highs and lows of her budding career.

Coco Gauff in 2024

Currently ranked no.3 (career-high), Gauff played her last game at the 19e of April when she was defeated by world number 27 Marta Kostyuk 3-6 6-4 7-6(6) in the quarter in Stuttgart (draw).

This year, Coco has a composite record of 19-6. Coco won one title in Auckland.

Gauff will play next in Madrid (Mutua Madrid Open). She will start from the main draw starting on April 22.