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May 2nd, 2016 05:22 PM
Serve2Win
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

Yup, last year she played 15 events: lost in 1st round (Qualies or Main Draw) 9 times; won only 6 first matches in those 15 tournaments and
so she won 6 matches in 15 tournaments, all were 1st matches. Never played a 3rd match in any tournament. That was horrible.

The last 2 tournaments, she won 12 matches out of 13.
Last 3 tournaments, she won 17 matches out of 19. Far better than the entire last year.
Seems she has put last year's nightmare behind.
May 2nd, 2016 04:23 PM
dynamoRockstarr
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

Go Taylor!! Happy for her. Hopefully she can continue the momentum.
May 2nd, 2016 01:29 PM
ItaliaStalia
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tennis Fool View Post
Defeats Grace, 75 61

CONGRATS to Taylor on her first title of the year, her third pro title (all 50ks) and first since 2014! Now back up to #232 in the rankings

If the FO is out of the picture, Wimbledon qualies are definitely in sight.
She actually hit #208 in the WTA rankings for this week
May 2nd, 2016 02:23 AM
Srodgers
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

Congrats Taylor
May 2nd, 2016 02:09 AM
Serve2Win
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tennis Fool View Post
Defeats Grace, 75 61

CONGRATS to Taylor on her first title of the year, her third pro title (all 50ks) and first since 2014! Now back up to #232 in the rankings

If the FO is out of the picture, Wimbledon qualies are definitely in sight.
Better. New LIVE Ranking after the win: #208.

May 1st, 2016 09:17 PM
Saraya!
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

Really looks like the match vs. that granny open her eyes for a turn around.
May 1st, 2016 07:55 PM
Tennis Fool
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

Defeats Grace, 75 61

CONGRATS to Taylor on her first title of the year, her third pro title (all 50ks) and first since 2014! Now back up to #232 in the rankings

If the FO is out of the picture, Wimbledon qualies are definitely in sight.
Apr 30th, 2016 04:56 PM
Serve2Win
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

Yes.. She got rid of Peterson and is now in the final after dismissing Kostova 6-2 6-1.
I was more worried about this Kostova girl..Surprised it was easier than I thought.
She got Grace Min in the final .. This is not good for the WC. It means Grace Min now has as much chance of winning the WC as Taylor.
Whoever wins here will be a step ahead. And all will decided at Indan Harbour next week.
The way it is now, Taylor needs to make the Final there to increase her chances.
Her chances increase if she goes further than Min G next week. Still that may not be enough if another US player wins that Indian Harbour. Tough.

But if she doesn't win this MDWC, at least she gave herself a chance, the past 3 weeks, to play the French Open Qualifiers.
She is now ranked #236 in the LIVE Ranking. Great job. She shouldn't skip the French Open, wildcard or not. Just keep playing.
Apr 27th, 2016 06:42 AM
mikireturns
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

Bad luck on the wild card. But this is also a good opportunity to give Peterson a spanking, so ... 50/50.

She needs to speed ahead of this stuff sooner, rather than later.
Apr 26th, 2016 08:25 PM
Serve2Win
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

She is playing Peterson again. R1 in Charlottesville... This tournament is part of the French Open Wildcard Contest.
Taylor out of wind in that last match. Hope she is rested and ready to play some power tennis.
Apr 25th, 2016 12:22 AM
Tennis Fool
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

Looks like Taylor is finally getting it back together.

Reached the final, before losing to Rebecca, 4 & 2.

For her efforts over the last two weeks, she'll go from #385 back to #273 in the rankings.
Apr 24th, 2016 01:50 AM
Serve2Win
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

Way to go, Taylor !!!!.. work those ranking numbers so you can stop playing Qualifying rounds at ITF.
2 Semi Finals in a row... far better than the entire last year.
But you got to put some meat behind those serves and those ground strokes. Can't loops balls in the middle of the court and expect your opponent to hand them back to you. At WTA level, they eat those for breakfast. Got to play Chicago style.

Good luck in the Final against Peterson. !!!!
Apr 17th, 2016 10:12 PM
Serve2Win
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

ITF sucks.. You win all those matches to get only 9 points, 5 points, and sometimes 0 points for 2 or 3 matches..
Taylor won both her Qualifying round, plus QF run in the main Draw.. All that for a meager 9 points in Pelham.

That place is worse than a jungle. Every player needs a run or 2 or 3 of those tournaments in a row somewhere to make a ranking move.

$50,000 DOTHAN, AL, USA
Just won a qualifier Q1: 6-0 6-4 .. Total point: 0 .... lol lol
if she wins her next match (Q2): she gets 1 point.
Apr 16th, 2016 08:36 PM
CTSEMT
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

Seems like things might be starting to come together again.

Taylor just won her 2nd consecutive and 3rd ITF doubles title this year with Asia Muhammad.
Apr 16th, 2016 07:56 PM
mikireturns
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

Tough loss for Taylor to Pera, but it's at least a sign of progress. If she were fit, she would have won the match.

Still, she's maybe getting somewhere.
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