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Coco Gauff: How do you protect a 15-year-old prodigy?

(CNN)She lit up Wimbledon and transcended tennis in a sparkling debut on the world stage, but the big question is what's next for Cori "Coco" Gauff?And perhaps more importantly, how do you protect a 15-year-old from the trials and tribulations that come with sudden fame?Two weeks ago she was unknown outside of the sport, but after reaching the fourth round at Wimbledon, as the youngest ever qualifier -- and that courtesy of a wildcard -- she was lauded on social media by the likes of First Lady Michelle Obama and actor Samuel L. Jackson."It's crazy how big this has gotten," said Gauff, a former junior world No.1. "Everything happened so quickly." READ: Coco Gauff eyes US Open run after 'crazy' Wimbledon?READ: Cori 'Coco' Gauff, 15, loses a ...