When it comes to Black excellence, no one’s got Coco Gauff beat: at just 19 years old, she achieved her very first Grand Slam victory at the 2023 US Open, making her the youngest player to win the title since Serena Williams. With brand deals and numerous sponsorships, it would seem almost impossible to balance having a celebrity relationship too, but the tennis star certainly isn’t single.
Though there’s little to no trace of him via Instagram, Gauff has drop While we don’t know exactly when they began dating, we do know it’s been at least since April 2023. Gauff got pretty shy while mentioning him on Michael Kosta’s Warm and Fuzzy show, saying that her love life was “life -ing” after being asked about the status of her heart. She went on to sheepishly say, “God, I hope he doesn’t see this,” though there was no other mention of her mystery man’s identity.ped a few hints about a mystery boo, leaving us all wondering more. While the athlete has done a great job at keeping her love life under wraps, here’s everything we’ve managed to learn about Coco Gauff’s boyfriend.
Though she’s been in the public eye since childhood, even the Delray Beach, Florida native still gets nervous. When she noticed herself falling victim to daydreams about what would happen if she won and felt herself “wanting it too much,” she called on her partner to get her out of her head. The night before her big win, she shared: “Last night, I started a little bit, but honestly, I just called my boyfriend, and I told him, ‘Let’s talk until it’s time to go to sleep,’ so we spoke until 1:00 a.m, and then I went to sleep.” Behind every good success story is a supportive partner uplifting you along the way.
He Spoils Her
Though her boyfriend is elusive, that certainly doesn’t mean he isn’t romantic. The tennis champ shared that she usually plays wearing a very meaningful necklace, gifted to her by her partner. “My boy friеnd gavе this to mе. Infinity. Hе gavе that to mе aftеr I won thе US Opеn. One day I just got tirеd of taking it off, so I just kept wearing it.” When it comes to relationships, there’s nothing more romantic than an infinity symbol, signifying the love to be everlasting.
While there are constantly rumors swirling around who her mystery man could be, from actor Michael B. Jordan to fellow tennis elite Ben Shelton, she’s proven time and time again to only have platonic relationships with her rumored lovers. As we await the eventual boyfriend reveal, we’re just glad our good sis is getting the proper love that she deserves.