Although her game has been slightly inconsistent over the past few months, the American believes she has what it takes to achieve her goal. However, her mutual departure with former coach Diego Moyano seven weeks ago may have played a role in her dip in form. Currently, her father Corey is listed as her coach on the WTA website.
"I'm feeling good. I'm practicing a lot better. With the coaching change, it's tough," Gauff told reporters in Rome. "I think I was dealing with making that adjustment. Especially during this part of the season, which is important to me, I felt a little bit of pressure.
"I feel like I'm just ready to build myself back up into what I know I can be."
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Ahead of the French Open, Gauff has been fine-tuning her game under the tutelage of renown coach Patrick Mouratoglou in Paris. Furthermore, she has been practicing with Jarmere Jenkins, the former hitting partner of Serena Williams.