Cori Gauff Says ‘It Was Cool’ to Learn Michelle Obama ‘Knows I Exist’: ‘She’s One of My Role Models’

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Cori "Coco" Gauff is making quite the name for herself at Wimbledon this year, so much so that she's drawn the attention of former First Lady Michelle Obama. The 15-year-old tennis phenom, who is the youngest Wimbledon qualifier in the Open Era, has taken the tournament by storm, and she's thrilled to just know that one of her heroes knows she exists. "I was super excited," Gauff told reporters on Saturday, according to CNN, after the former first lady tweeted about the Florida teen's victory over Hercog. "She's one of my role models," added Gauff. "So it was just cool to . . .
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