Jul. 16, 2008; Stanford, CA, USA; Serena Williams (USA) answers questions during a press conference after playing Michelle Larcher de Brito (POR), not pictured, in the second round play during the Bank of the West Classic women's tennis tournament at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium in Stanford, CA. Williams defeated Larcher de Brito 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.
Born Sept 5, 1998, she seems to be rising fast! :D
Made the SFs of junior USO as a qualifier, with wins over Vondrousova, Podoroska, Teichmann & Tornado Black successively :eek: before falling short against the eventual champion Marie Bouzkova, 3 & 1.
She also made the SFs of Eddie Herr as a...
Tornado's younger sister won last week's G4 in Barbados and this week's G4 in Trinidad, all with the loss of just one set.
In the opening round last week she drew the #2 seed and beat her comfortably (62 63).
In R1 this week she drew the #1 seed (#222) and destroyed her (61 61).
Name: Cori "Coco" Gauff
Born: March 13, 2004
Residence: Delray Beach, Florida
Nationality: United States of America
Plays right-handed / double-handed backhand
Height: 5 ft. 9 in.
Coach: Corey Gauff / Gerard Loglo
Age started tennis: 7
Thought it would be a good time to start a thread for recent UVA grad Danielle Collins! She had a very successful college career at Virginia including 2 NCAA singles championships.
She's now trying the pro circuit and won the title this week at the 25k Stillwater :cheer:
Name: Alexandra YEPIFANOVA
Coach: IMG Academy