Cori Gauff was extremely happy to represent the United States in d Olympic Games in Tokyo. Coco was probably the tennis player to watch in Japan in the American contingent after the defection of Serena Williams. Unfortunately, Coco Gauff was found positive for the Coronavirus.
Shelby Rogers and Danielle Rose Collins could be the next in line for a last-minute invitation.
This was the statement from Gauff
This was Coco Gauff message:
“I am so disappointed to share the news that I have tested positive for COVID and won’t be able to play in the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
It has always been a dream of mine to represent the USA at the Olympics, and I hope there will be many more chances for me to make this come true in the future.
I want to wish TEAM USA best of luck and a safe games for every Olympian and the entire Olympic family.”
Cori Gauff in 2021
This year Cori has achieved a composed 31-12 match record. The American conquered 1 title in Parma.
Serena Williams in 2021
At the moment ranked no.16, Serena Williams played her last match on the 29th of June when she had to retire when playing against world no.86 Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the 1st round and the scoreline was 3-3 .
This season Serena achieved an overall 12-5 match record. Serena Williams’s best result of this season was getting to the semifinal in Melbourne and at the Australian Open.
Cori Gauff and Serena Williams have never played each other.
Shelby Rogers in 2021
Presently, during this year Shelby has a 19-15 record.
Danielle Rose Collins in 2021
Now ranked no.49, Danielle played her last match on the 17th of July when she had to retire when playing against world no.95 Anhelina Kalinina in the semifinal and the scoreline was 7-6(5) 4-1 .
Currently, during this year Collins has a 17-9 win-loss record. Danielle Rose Collins’s best result of this season was getting to the semifinal in Melbourne and Budapest.
Shelby Rogers and Danielle Rose Collins have never played each other so far in top tournaments.
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