sport news After Coco Gauff tried - and failed - to turn her hand to golf, here's the ... trends now
U.S. Open winner Coco Gauff showed just two weeks ago that her skill, will and faith can lead to greatness.
Gauff defeated now-World No. 1 Aryna Sabalenka in three thrilling sets after dropping the opener, en route to her maiden Grand Slam title at the tender age of 19.
Though, by the looks of it her genius seemed to have stayed on the hardcourt of Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows, New York.
Gauff recently shared a video to social media of her and friends playing around on a driving range last week, only for her game to resemble that of a beginner.
Though, there have been plenty of success stories when athletes change from one sport to another. Here Mail Sport, looks at star athletes who have left their greatest passion for another.
Coco Gauff's talents are undeniable but it seems they do not extend to the driving range
Jordan was a three-time NBA champion at the time and had retired following the murder of his father, James Jordan Sr.
Though, midway through the 1994-95 NBA season Jordan returned to the Bulls with his legendary 'I'm back' fax, ending an 18-month sabbatical.
Jordan went on to win three more championships with Chicago between 1996-98.
Michael Jordan famously retired after winning three NBA titles and took up baseball in 1994
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
Before becoming a Hollywood superstar and a pro wrestling icon, Johnson was dreaming of an NFL career.
The 51-year-old played college football on scholarship at the University of Miami and won a national title in 1991.
The Rock went undrafted in the 1995 Draft and had a brief stint in the CFL. It led to signing with WWF in 1996.
Now, 27 years later he returned to Smackdown last Friday and has teased a WrestleMania 40 match against real-life cousin Roman Reigns.
Dwayne Johnson's first dream was to be an NFL player and played for the U between 1990-94
The Rock went on to become a Hollywood actor & WWE icon, returning to Smackdown Friday
The All-American superstar balled out at Florida, winning two national championships for the Gators as their star quarterback.
Tebow was drafted by the Denver Broncos with the 25th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He spent two seasons with the Broncos before being traded to the Jets after Peyton Manning was acquired in 2012.
The devout Christian bounced around the NFL with the Jets, Patriots, Eagles and Jaguars before switching to baseball in 2016.
Tebow signed a minor league contract with the New York Mets. After two seasons, he spent time at major league camp for the two successive years between 2019-20.
He even hit a homer during major league spring training vs. Detroit in 2020 before retiring the following year.
Brought to Florida by Urban Meyer (R), Tim Tebow helped deliver two national titles to UF
Following his successful college career, Tebow played in the NFL before signing with the NYM
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