Cori Gauff’s aspiration of having a great run at the Sunshine Double (Indian Wells and Miami) has been halted by the well know Coronavirus outbreak. Nevertheless, Coco has just turned 16 and she celebrated by updating her Instagram account with her pictures and videos. It was nice to see that the teenager asked a special gift to her fans on Instagram stories: donating money to Unicef to help to fight the Coronavirus.
Coco was meant to play in Charleston after the cancellation of Indian Wells, but eventually also the Volvo Car Open was canceled.
In the meantime, Coco’s childhood idol, Serena Williams, declared that this pandemic is serious and she will go in self-isolation with her family.
Cori Gauff’s ranking and performance in 2020
Ranked world no.52, Cori played her last match on the 26th of January when she lost to Sofia Kenin 6-75 6-3 6-0 in the 4th round of the Australian Open.
Serena Williams’s ranking and performance in 2020
Ranked world no.9, Serena Williams played her last match on the 8th of February when she lost to Anastasija Sevastova 7-65 3-6 7-64 in the Rubber 4 of the Fed Cup.
At the moment, this season Serena Williams has a 8-2 win-loss record. Serena Williams has won 1 title in Auckland.
Cori Gauff and Serena Williams have never played each other.