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Today 02:23 AM
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

Congrats Taylor
Today 02:09 AM
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

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.

Yesterday 09:17 PM
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

Really looks like the match vs. that granny open her eyes for a turn around.
Yesterday 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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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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
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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.
Apr 15th, 2016 07:26 PM
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

How is Taylor doing after beating the 69-year old?
Will she make the Final?
Mar 30th, 2016 04:34 AM
Re: Taylor Townsend Thread

Unfortunately she lost the final rounds of qualies. She just can't seem to get over this hump.
Mar 28th, 2016 09:02 PM
Originally Posted by Markus View Post
I do not know what to expect, especially considering that she has not the wealthiest background. It will be tougher and tougher to crawl out of the big mess she created. Anyway good luck Taylor, hope you can still deliver with your great talent!
Well, I absolutely think this lovely young lady can do it ... she just has to disconnect from ANYBODY who is telling her she can be fat and play pro ball.


And either the people currently coaching her are trying to bring her fitness into order, or they are enabling her in one way or another. It really is as simple as that.

It's okay, Taylor. Martina Navratilova was fat and kind of lazy for many years, until she discovered ... Nancy Lieberman.

Choose a career, kid, because you are brilliant, talented, sweet, kind, lovable, and WONDERFUL.

But you are too fat, right now, for a sustained pro tennis impact. Stop playing the convenient martyr/victim ... you'll only end-up like Alexandra Stevenson. And nobody wants that.

Lose the chunk. Develop your beautiful game under the guidance of ... yourself and that special coach who is still out there and willing to help you become the champion of your dreams.

Take control, Taylor, because you are both beautiful and brilliant, and your young years should not be wasted on semi-efforts.

Whether it's tennis or something else that you love, go for the thing you love, Taylor, and put 100% into whatever you choose.

You'll always be an awesome Lady.
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