“I know there’s things on the court that he does that people don’t agree with,” Gauff said. “I probably don’t agree with some things.
“Overall I think he’s a nice person. At least he’s always been to me. I remember I first hit with him, he probably doesn’t remember this, I was 13 years old at Miami Open. He finished his practice, hit with me for, like, 30 minutes.
“It’s just things like that that stands out for me. That’s why I feel like I can never dislike him.”