Coco Gauff chides dad for saying 'damn' while wearing mic during Auckland Open

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Coco Gauff chides dad for saying ‘damn’ while wearing mic during Auckland Open

Coco Gauff lost her Round of 16 match at the Auckland Open, but not before sharing a funny moment with her father, Corey, who let “damn” slip.

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Every teenager’s nightmare is being embarrassed by a parent. Coco Gauff is being extra cautious when it comes to her dad. 

Corey Gauff was wearing a microphone during the Auckland Open, and while coaching his 15-year-old daughter during her Round of 16 match, he let a “damn” slip by while wearing a microphone. 

Coco began laughing and told Corey, “You can’t curse … you said the D-word.” 

To that, Corey apologized into the microphone on his T-shirt and they had a good laugh about it.

Gauff won the opening set over Laura Siegemund 7-5, but dropped the next two 6-2, 6-3 to lose the Round of 16 match — meaning the first Serena Williams-Coco Gauff battle will have to wait. 

Before the “damn” exchange, Corey Gauff had encouraging words for the youngest…

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