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Taylor Townsend

Taylor Townsend
  • Residence: Washington DC, Chicago & Boca Raton, USA
  • Date of Birth: 16 Apr 1996
  • Birthplace: Chicago, IL, USA
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  • Plays: Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (November 2012)

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Taylor Townsend Biography

Coached by Zina Garrison and Kamau Murray ... Parents, Gary and Sheila, are both school administrators; older sister is Symone ... Has a dog (Sochi) and a cat (Gilligan) ... Started playing right-handed for two years then switched to lefty ... Aggressive all-court player; strengths are forehand, net game, slice ... Loves music and dancing ... Played violin for two years ... Person she would most like to meet is Beyoncé ... Tennis idol was Martina Navratilova ... Short-term goal is to move up in the ranks; long-term goals are to be Top 10, Top 5 and win all the Grand Slams several times.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 2
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 3
Prize Money $60,425 $399,051
W/L - Singles 3 - 5 61 - 40
W/L - Doubles 3 - 0 36 - 17
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Results

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 11-Mar-2015 // $5,381,235 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 96 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [W] Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) 177 6-4 5-7 7-5
R64 Loss [21] Samantha Stosur (AUS) 25 6-4 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+35

Prize Money

$17,100
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
99 162 130
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
16-Feb-2015 (94) 07-Jul-2014 (127)
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2014 - Reached 3r once (Roland Garros) and 2r three times; fell 1r twice (Wimbledon and US Open) and in qualifying twice; won two singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2013 - Played first three WTA main draws, reaching 2r once at Indian Wells and falling 1r twice; fell in qualifying four times (incl. US Open).

2012 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Played first WTA qualifying at US Open (as WC).

2010 - Played first event of career at ITF/Amelia Island-USA.
DOUBLES
Finalist (1): 2013 - Washington DC (w/Bouchard).

ADDITIONAL
American Fed Cup Team, 2015.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 2
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 3
Prize Money $60,425 $399,051
W/L - Singles 3 - 5 61 - 40
W/L - Doubles 3 - 0 36 - 17

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
0 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
2 / 1 FRENCH OPEN - 3r - - - - - -
0 / 1 WIMBLEDON - 1r - - - - - -
0 / 1 US OPEN - 1r - - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
2 / 3 US OPEN 1r 1r - 3r - - - -

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Taylor Townsend Results

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    Doubles

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 11-Mar-2015 // $5,381,235 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 96 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [W] Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) 177 6-4 5-7 7-5
R64 Loss [21] Samantha Stosur (AUS) 25 6-4 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+35

Prize Money

$17,100

MONTERREY

WTA // MEXICO // 02-Mar-2015 // $500,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 95 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss María Irigoyen (ARG) 198 7-6 (5) 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$764

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 19-Jan-2015 // $15,561,973 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 99 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [8] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 8 7-6 (1) 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$30,168

HOBART

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 11-Jan-2015 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 100 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Carina Witthoeft (GER) 104 6-3 7-5
Q-R16 Loss [1] Sílvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) 66 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$730

AUCKLAND

WTA // NEW ZEALAND // 05-Jan-2015 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 103 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) 74 7-5 3-6 6-0
R16 Loss [1] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 8 6-1 7-6 (4)

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,310

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
99 162 130

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
25/08/2014 US OPEN R128 10
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R128 10
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R32 130
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R32 50
29/08/2011 US OPEN Q - R64 40
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2014 102 156
2013 308 190
2012 676 546
2011 428 234
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
16-Feb-2015 (94) 07-Jul-2014 (127)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
99 597

Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
25/08/2014 US OPEN R128 10
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R128 10
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R32 130
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R32 50
29/08/2011 US OPEN Q - R64 40

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
11/03/2015 INDIAN WELLS R64 35
15/09/2014 TOKYO Q - R16 13
11/08/2014 CINCINNATI R16 90
31/03/2014 CHARLESTON Q - R16 13
05/03/2014 INDIAN WELLS R64 35
20/05/2013 BRUSSELS Q - R16 8
01/04/2013 CHARLESTON R64 1
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS R64 50

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
02/03/2015 MONTERREY Q - R32 1
11/01/2015 HOBART Q - R16 10
05/01/2015 AUCKLAND R16 30
28/07/2014 WASHINGTON DC S 48
29/07/2013 WASHINGTON, DC R32 1
10/06/2013 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 1
17/02/2013 MEMPHIS Q - Q 6

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points

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    August 26, 2014
    Who's her tennis idol? What animal is she most afraid of? Who does she want playing her in a movie? The US Open asked Taylor Townsend 15 rapid fire questions. Watch how it plays out here!
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