Renowned tennis coach Rick Macci has expressed his confidence in the future success of rising star Coco Gauff, predicting that she will secure Grand Slam victories on all three surfaces. Macci, known for his work with tennis legends and world No. 1 players, shared his optimistic outlook on Gauff’s potential in a recent Twitter post.
In a tweet, Macci highlighted Gauff’s promising future, stating, “During an interview [I] was asked about the future of the ‘Delray Dart’ @CocoGauff. The 19-year-old has not even scratched the surface as I feel she will win a Slam on every surface.”
Macci continued to praise Gauff’s mental toughness and compared her mindset to that of Roger Federer, stating, “I love her motto, ‘No days off’. Coco’s only gonna get better. And what I really love is she has the mindset like Roger Federer.”
During an interview was asked about the future of the Delray Dart @CocoGauff.The 19 year old has not even Scratched the SURFACE as I feel she will win a Slam on Every SURFACE.
— Rick Macci (@RickMacci) January 31, 2024
In a separate tweet, Macci addressed the potential magnitude of Gauff’s success, emphasizing her strength both on and off the court, “Was asked how many Grand Slams @CocoGauff can win. Because I love her backbone as much as her backhand, the Delray Dart could order double digits off the menu.”
Having worked with several tennis greats who achieved the world No. 1 ranking, including Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova, Jennifer Capriati, and Andy Roddick, Macci’s insights carry weight within the tennis community. Additionally, he praised two-time Australian Open champion Aryna Sabalenka for overcoming double fault issues and securing her successful title defense in Melbourne.
As Coco Gauff continues to make waves in the tennis world, the endorsement from a seasoned coach like Rick Macci underscores the high expectations for her future success, with the prospect of conquering Grand Slam titles on various surfaces.
Coco Gauff in 2024
At the moment ranked no.3 (career-high), the American played her last match on the 25th of January when she lost to world no.2 Aryna Sabalenka 7-6(2) 6-4 in the semifinal of the Australian Open (draw).
This year Gauff has achieved a compiled 10-1 win-loss record. Coco conquered 1 title in Auckland.
Gauff will compete next in Doha (Qatar TotalEnergies Open). She will begin to play the tournament from the main draw that will commence on the 12th of February.
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