Taylor Townsend

WTT Season: 7th




5' 7"

turned pro



Atlanta, Ga.


Chicago, Ill.


Left-handed (two-handed backhand)

Player highlights

  • 2020 will be Townsend's 7th WTT Season, her 6th with the Freedoms.
  • Named to 2020 WTT All-Star Match.
  • Over the last three years, Townsend has arguably been the most dominant player in WTT posting above .500 winning percentages in both singles and doubles since 2017.
  • In 2018 was named the WTT Female MVP and posted a 13-0 singles record.
  • Member of the 2012 Sacramento Capitals and 2018 Freedoms teams that made it to the WTT Finals.
  • 2019 US Open Quarterfinalist.
  • Former #1 Junior ITF Player.
  • Started playing right-handed for two years then switched to lefty.
  • Member of US Fed Cup Team.

Coached by Donald Young Sr ... 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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