TIME

Teen phenom Coco Gauff announced her arrival at Wimbledon. It was just the beginning

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 strangers inevitably stop to ask her for a selfie.

On one of those Florida summer mornings when the temperature reads 87°F but it feels like 150°F, wide-eyed admirers wandered over to a court where she

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da TIME

TIME2 min letti
India’s Register Of Citizens Leaves Nearly 2 Million People Off The List—and At Risk
WHEN INDIA’S NATIONAL REGISTER OF Citizens (NRC) was published on Aug. 31, after a six-year effort to catalog all legal residents of the state of Assam, some 1.9 million people—mostly Bengali speakers accused of being “infiltrators” from Bangladesh—w
TIME1 min letti
Valerie Harper
OVER THE COURSE OF SIX DECADES IN SHOW BUSINESS, Valerie Harper played dozens of roles. Even after receiving a cancer diagnosis in 2009, she kept popping up, delightfully, in film, TV and on the stage, where she started out as a chorus girl in the la
TIME11 min lettiTech
Trust Us
INSIDE A SUNNY CONFERENCE ROOM ON THE Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash., a small team of employees is describing how technology can save the world. From technology. Microsoft’s Digital Diplomacy unit consists of two dozen policy experts who work on