The 17-time Grand Slam champion chooses to Coconut Gauff on Serena Williams as a partner of double


The specialist in double of 56 years, Ms. Fernandez has a record unprecedented in the game of tennis. The american born in Puerto Rico recently spoke to the International Hall of Fame of Tennis. There, she shared her desire to play tennis doubles with Coconut Gauff. As not wanted to sound “obvious” and say Serena Williams has selected the young talent’s next on the WTA Tour.

Answering the question about who would choose to be associated with the action of doubles, had an election surprise. “Instead of being obvious and say Serena, I would say Coconut Gauff,” he said.

Fernandez feels that Gauff is one of the players of double talented. In addition, before winning his first singles title in Linz, Austria, Coco won a doubles title at the Citi Open. The victory was next to her best friend Caty McNally.

In addition, in the Australian Open in 2020, the doubles partner reached the quarterfinals and lost to the eventual champions Kiki Mladenovic and Time Babos.

“I think she (Coco) have true talent and real potential. Is a player doubles pretty smart, and could probably use some help from someone who has been there and done that to help her get to the next level and win some Grand Slams in doubles, which I think that some day will be “, he added.

After having won 17 Grand Slams in doubles and two olympic gold medals, Gigi Fernandez has no rival in the sport. Retired from the sport in 1997 after traveling for 14 years.

The recent companies of doubles Serena Williams

Speaking of the glory in the tennis double of Serena, the world knows everything about your tremendous success. Either at Grand Slams or at the Olympics, she murders the ball. Although Williams has a weak play on the network, it is unparalleled when it comes to tennis from the baseline.

Recently, Serena Williams played tennis doubles with Andy Murray at Wimbledon 2019. Murray was returning to tennis after undergoing hip surgery in February. And as a kind gesture of help, Williams agreed to play tennis doubles with Murray in the Best of the grass field.