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For Teen Tennis Phenom Coco Gauff, Wimbledon Is Just the Beginning

6 monthes ago   |   By Time

After an astronomical rise, re-entry can feel strange. When Coco Gauff, 15, came back to her hometown of Delray Beach, Fla., in July, following a star turn at Wimbledon where she defeated her idol Venus Williams and became the youngest woman to reach the fourth round of the world's most prestigious tennis tournament since Jennifer Capriati in 1991, she found a lot had changed. One Saturday afternoon, the gym in which she sometimes shoots hoops with her father hosted a packed homecoming celebration in her honor. She also quickly learned to leave a few minutes earlier for appointments, since...
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15-year-old tennis star Coco Gauff said her family had to go to the police after somebody followed their car

15-year-old tennis star Coco Gauff said her family had to go to the police after somebody followed their car

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Cori "Coco" Gauff recently spoke to Teen Vogue about the costs that come with increased fame.
After taking the 2019 Wimbledon Championships by storm, Gauff's fame skyrocketed.
She said she and her family even had to stop for police help after their car was being followed by a stranger.
Gauff said she was not too worried, though, as her dad is "crazy."
Gauff's fame looks set to increase further as she will compete in the 2019 US Open at Flushing Meadows.
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