Tennis

Coco Gauff, 18, talks ‘representation’ as she enjoys ‘Black Panther’ movie night with her younger brother

Wakanda will always rule the hearts of Marvel fans. 18-year-old tennis sensation Coco Gauff is also a huge Marvel fan. Recently, Gauff was spotted spending time with her brother as they enjoyed ‘Wakanda Forever’ after her appearance at this year’s WTA Finals.

COMMERCIAL

Article continues below this ad

The American tennis player did not fare well in her first WTA Finals competition, which took place earlier this month. She was unable to claim a single win in three group stage matches and lost the last match to the world number one, resulting in her elimination from the WTA Finals.

COMMERCIAL

Article continues below this ad

Coco Gauff represents Black Panther with her brother

Dedicated to Chadwick Aaron Boseman, who previously played the character Black Panther in the Marvel series, a new movie has just been released for Marvel fans. However, the American actor passed away in 2022 after a battle with cancer. Marvel released the Black Panther-specific film, Wakanda Forever, as a way to commemorate the character of him.

Gauff, 18, took to his Twitter. bill to share a photo of her along with her brother representing a Black Panther fan. Like a true enthusiast, the tennis player captioned the images as “That is why representation is important. #WakandaForever representing the character of Chadwick.

DIVE DEEPER

‘When I leave this world…’: 18-year-old Coco Gauff’s poignant reason for staying more vocal in a mainstream sport like tennis

6 days ago

COMMERCIAL

Article continues below this ad

The younger brother was wearing a Black Panther mask and in one of the photos she took, he was also seen standing with the movie poster. The brother and sister wore the same T-shirt. The professional tennis player is currently spending time with her family after failing to advance to the WTA final. Like every other Marvel fan out there, it seems the brother-sister combo loved the latest Marvel movie dearly.

Gauff’s disappointing debut at the WTA Finals

The 18-year-old reached the WTA Finals at the end of the year after showing excellent consistency throughout the tennis season. However, after a few weeks of the competition, the world number four faced a poor position.

COMMERCIAL

Article continues below this ad

WATCH THIS STORY – Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams and others in tennis’ best comebacks

However, moving on to their state competitions, they lost all three of their matches. In the first round, she suffered a resounding loss against Daria Kasatkina. Caroline Garcia then defeated her in a straight and easy victory. However, she continued after them and faced Iga Swiatek, losing to the world number one.

Leave a Comment