When we ran across this story earlier today, we thought what a bunch of B.S.
Can you believe….U.S. Open officials told Taylor Townsend, the number one ranked junior women’s tennis player in the world, to stay home and not compete due to her weight.
The 16-year-old won the 2012 junior Australian Open singles tournament but was advised not to come to New York for the U.S. Open junior tournament.
With her mother, Sheila, paying her expenses, Townsend reached the quarterfinals but lost to Anett Konktaveit of Estonia, 6-4, 6-4. She did, however, win her third junior Grand Slam doubles title of the year with teammate Gabrielle Andrews.
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