Yesterday, 18-year-old Taylor Townsend has made it past the first round of the French Open after being down 1-5 in the first set, but she was almost barred from competing at the 2012 US Open juniors tournament because of her weight.
Taylor Townsend, a 16-year-old tennis prodigy from Chicago, is the numero uno junior girls' tennis player in the world, the reigning Australian Open singles champion and the junior Wimbledon doubles champion, and on Thursday she won two matches at the U.S. Open's junior tournament. She's awesome, is what we're getting…
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