Coco Gauff Out of Citi Open: How Much Did She Earn, What Is Her New Ranking?

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Coco Gauff Out of Citi Open: How Much Did She Earn, What Is Her New Ranking?

Coco Gauff’s run on the Citi Open in Washington, D.C. got here to an abrupt finish within the first spherical, when {the teenager} misplaced in straight units to Zarina Diyas.

On Tuesday, the 15-year-old misplaced 4-6 2-6 in opposition to the Kazakhstani, who’s ranked quantity 84 on this planet.

Gauff, who emerged as tennis’s new sensation when she turned the youngest girl to achieve the second week at Wimbledon since Jennifer Capriati did it in 1991, certified for the primary draw on the Citi Open after dispatching Hiroko Kuwata 6-1, 6-2 within the qualifiers.

However, she had no reply for Diyas, who overcame a sluggish begin to impose her recreation on Gauff.

The American twice relinquished a break benefit to her opponent and needed to save three set factors on her serve whereas 5-4 down. Having twice squandered the prospect to degree the opening set to 5-5, Gauff surrendered the primary set 6-4.

Coco Gauff Out of Citi Open: How Much Did She Earn, What Is Her New Ranking?
Cori Gauff of the United States reacts throughout her match in opposition to Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan throughout Day 2 of the Citi Open at Rock Creek Tennis Center on July 30 in Washington, DC. Rob Carr/Getty

In the second set, the 15-year-old led 40-15 whereas down 2-3, however misplaced her function Diyas took the sport and closed the set out 6-2.

Despite the loss, Gauff insisted she would take positives from her third WTA occasion.

“Every loss is something I learn from,” she was quoted as saying by Agence France-Presse. “Overall it was expertise.

“I’m wanting ahead to the US Open and hope I could make end result there. I’m going to work on being extra aggressive and trusting myself a little bit extra on the courtroom.”

Following her exploits at Wimbledon, Gauff has her sights set to the U.S. Open, which begins on August 26 at Flushing Meadows, in New York City.

So what has modified for the 15-year-old since her unimaginable run at Wimbledon, and what can we count on from her profession subsequent?

Coco Gauff’s earnings

According to Forbes, up till reaching Wimbledon, {the teenager} had earned $61,101 on courtroom this season, a comparatively paltry sum by tennis’s requirements.

Her run to the fourth spherical on the All England Club was price a complete of $233,500.

The sum included the prize cash for her singles match in addition to her look charge for the blended doubles, which noticed Gauff and Britain’s Jay Clarke lose in straight units within the first spherical in opposition to Sweden’s Robert Lindstedt and Latvia’s Jeļena Ostapenko.

At the Citi Open, Gauff received $2,220 for reaching the spherical of 32, taking her profession earnings simply over $305,000.

While her skilled profession is in its infancy, Gauff has already signed profitable sponsorship offers with footwear large New Balance and racket producer Head. Additionally, she can also be sponsored by Italian pasta maker Barilla.

According to Forbes, the three endorsements alone will see her pocket not less than $1 million this yr.

Coco Gauff’s rankings

Ranked 313th on this planet earlier than Wimbledon, Gauff climbed to 143rd after her run on the All England Club.

Despite dropping within the second spherical in Washington, WTA Live Rankings initiatives {the teenager} will attain place quantity 138 by the point the following world rankings are introduced on the finish of the week.

If the forecast involves cross, the rating would characterize a brand new career-high for the American and would put her in good stead to safe computerized qualification for the U.S. Open.

Like the opposite three Grand Slam tournaments, the primary 104 gamers on this planet rankings the week earlier than the start of the U.S. Open take up many of the 128 spots within the draw.

The remaining 14 spots are reserved for gamers who qualify for the match and people who obtain a “wild card.”

Gauff was knocked out within the first spherical of qualifying for the 2018 version of the match however might obtain a wild card this season, owing to her meteoric rise.

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