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Coco Gauff surpasses $11.1 million in career earnings five years after turning pro

by Omokolade Ajayi
Coco Gauff

In a meteoric rise that has captivated the world of tennis, Coco Gauff has established herself as the new face of women’s tennis, with her career earnings soaring past a remarkable $11.1 million.

Gauff, who made her professional debut at the tender age of 15, has set records and rewritten the narrative of success in the sport.

Data obtained from the Official Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) indicates that Coco Gauff’s career earnings have reached a staggering $11,107,463, positioning her as one of the top earners among active female tennis players.

This milestone comes nearly five years after her professional debut in 2018. The year 2023, in particular, has proven to be a watershed moment for Gauff’s financial success.

This year alone, she amassed $5,557,372 from various competitions, with a substantial portion of that income derived from her historic victory at the 2023 U.S. Open.

Coco Gauff’s triumph in this Grand Slam event earned her the coveted title and a remarkable $5.017 million in total earnings from the tournament.

A recent analysis by Billionaires.Africa, using figures from the U.S. Open authorities, indicates that Gauff’s earnings included a noteworthy $108,400 from her doubles matches at the tournament. Her singles matches, in which she displayed her extraordinary talent, added a substantial $1.909 million to her earnings.

However, the turning point was her triumphant win in the competition’s final, which came with a grand prize of $3 million. This victory, secured at Arthur Ashe Stadium, transformed her total earnings from the competition into a staggering $5.017 million.

Gauff’s ascent to financial stardom began well before her U.S. Open victory. In the previous year, her earnings reached a remarkable $15.2 million, earning her a coveted spot on Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid tennis players.

She stood alongside tennis legends like Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, and Daniil Medvedev, showcasing her elite status in the sport.

Beyond her on-court earnings, Coco Gauff’s income streams are fortified by endorsement deals with New Balance and tennis racquet maker Head.

Her management team, however, emphasizes their commitment to partnerships that align with Gauff’s identity and values, echoing her existing collaborations with Barilla, Microsoft, UPS, Bose, and Baker Tilly.

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