2020 EXHIBITION UNDERS THE STARS EVENT

COCO GAUFF

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ESTELA PEREZ-SOMARRIBA

2020 EXHIBITION UNDERS THE STARS EVENT

COCO GAUFF

VS

ESTELA PEREZ-SOMARRIBA

2020 EXHIBITION UNDERS THE STARS EVENT

COCO GAUFF

VS

ESTELA PEREZ-SOMARRIBA

2020 EXHIBITION UNDERS THE STARS EVENT

COCO GAUFF

VS

ESTELA PEREZ-SOMARRIBA

We are excited to announce that teen-phenom and Delray Beach resident, Coco Gauff, will be competing on Saturday, Feb. 15 @ 7pm in an Exhibition Match against Estela Perez-Somarriba  the current NCAA Singles Champion from the University of Miami.

COCO GAUFF

Currently #68 in the world in the WTA rankings, including one singles title (Linz, Austria) and one doubles title (Washington DC).

Coached by father, Corey, who played basketball at Georgia State; mother, Candi, excelled in gymnastics before competing in a track and field at Florida State University… started playing tennis at six… favorite surface is hard… In October 2018 she signed her first multi-year sponsorship contract with New Balance

Gauff signed her first multi-year sponsorship wiht New Balance in October 2018. In 2019, she announced a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Italian food company Barilla, which is also a sponsor of Roger Federer.

At Wimbledon, on June 27th, 2019, she won her third qualifying round to reach the main draw, becoming the youngest person to qualify for Wimbledon in the Open Era.  On July 1st, 2019 in her Grand Slam debut, Cori produced one of the biggest Open era upsets in Wimbledon history. She upended five-times champion Venus William 6-46, 6-4 in the 1st round.

COCO GAUFF

Currently #68 in the world in the WTA rankings, including one singles title (Linz, Austria) and one doubles title (Washington DC).

Coached by father, Corey, who played basketball at Georgia State; mother, Candi, excelled in gymnastics before competing in a track and field at Florida State University… started playing tennis at six… favorite surface is hard… In October 2018 she signed her first multi-year sponsorship contract with New Balance

Gauff signed her first multi-year sponsorship wiht New Balance in October 2018. In 2019, she announced a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Italian food company Barilla, which is also a sponsor of Roger Federer.

At Wimbledon, on June 27th, 2019, she won her third qualifying round to reach the main draw, becoming the youngest person to qualify for Wimbledon in the Open Era.  On July 1st, 2019 in her Grand Slam debut, Cori produced one of the biggest Open era upsets in Wimbledon history. She upended five-times champion Venus William 6-46, 6-4 in the 1st round.

Matthew Coughlin shoots Coco Gauff for New Balance Tennis with STEPT Studios

ESTELLA PEREZ-SOMARRIBA

As a Junior: NCAA Singles Championship title winner … Honda Sport Award for Tennis … ACC Player of the Year … ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year … ITA All-American (singles) … ITA Collegiate All-Star Team … First Team All-ACC … All-ACC Academic Team … ITA Southeast Region Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship & Leadership Award … ACC Player of the Week (3/19) … ITA Scholar-Athlete

Ended the season with overall records of 43-5 in singles and 24-10 in doubles … Claimed the second NCAA Singles Championship title in program history … Set the Miami record for NCAA Singles Championship victories by upping her career mark to 12-2 … Became the 30th multiple-time NCAA semifinalist, including the fourth from the ACC and the second Hurricane … Third player in program history to reach the NCAA Singles Championship Sweet 16 three times and the second to do so in back-to-back years … Seeded first in the tournament, becoming the fourth Hurricane—fifth occurrence—to take the top spot, including the first since 2007 … Tenth three-time ITA All-American at Miami, including the fifth to earn three such honors in singles …

ESTELA PEREZ-SOMARRIBA

As a Junior: NCAA Singles Championship title winner … Honda Sport Award for Tennis … ACC Player of the Year … ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year … ITA All-American (singles) … ITA Collegiate All-Star Team … First Team All-ACC … All-ACC Academic Team … ITA Southeast Region Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship & Leadership Award … ACC Player of the Week (3/19) … ITA Scholar-Athlete

Ended the season with overall records of 43-5 in singles and 24-10 in doubles … Claimed the second NCAA Singles Championship title in program history … Set the Miami record for NCAA Singles Championship victories by upping her career mark to 12-2 … Became the 30th multiple-time NCAA semifinalist, including the fourth from the ACC and the second Hurricane … Third player in program history to reach the NCAA Singles Championship Sweet 16 three times and the second to do so in back-to-back years … Seeded first in the tournament, becoming the fourth Hurricane—fifth occurrence—to take the top spot, including the first since 2007 … Tenth three-time ITA All-American at Miami, including the fifth to earn three such honors in singles …