Coco Gauff made it to the French Open finals in May.
Coco Gauff won a maiden Grand Slam title home turf, beating Leoliajean in straight sets.
Gauff stated that he had a choice: "That night I told myself that I could feel terrible about myself and feel like everyone is against me" or he could empower himself
American wunderkind Williams, who won her first match at US Open 2022 over Leoliajean of France, was idolized as a youngster.
Coco Gauff celebrated turning 18 in March. 12-ranking sensation has plenty more time to climb the ranks. No.1 is the only person in top 100 that is younger than Gauff.
Gauff, an 18 year-old US sensation, did not seem to be affected by Arthur Ashe's occasion. She recorded her first victory at Arthur Ashe, defeating Leolia Jeanjean 6-2 and 6-3.
Gauff, who was just 15 years of age, became a tennis legend by defeating the older Williams sister at Wimbledon 2019.