Coco Gauff has been on a journey of self-discovery in Paris. She’s figuring out what she calls her “transition into adulthood,” in a city she calls her second home. She’s trying to find the form that guided her to the final here last year. And she’s trying to solve her forehand.
It’s a lot to take in, alongside the unsociable hours required to keep tabs on her beloved Miami Heat in the NBA Finals. But for whatever reason, Paris seems to act as a healing balm for Gauff. Her story comes full circle as she prepares to face Iga Swiatek in the quarterfinals, the artist of her downfall in last year’s final. Read More