CONGRATULATIONS! Taylor Townsend of the United States: became the first American girl in 30 years to finish #1 in the year-end World junior rankings.    The 16-year-old lost to 7th-seed Konjuh 4-6, 6-1, 6-3  in SFs of Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships. But she clinched the top ranking when #3 Katerina Siniakova lost in the Orange Bowl doubles QFs.    2012 Australian Open singles AND doubles titles, along with doubles titles at Wimbledon & USO.

Taylor Townsend Photos Photos: 2012 US Open - Day 12

Teen Tennis Champ Taylor Townsend Proves America Still Has A Problem With Black Women’s Bodies

Ana Bogdan of Romania returns a shot to Taylor Townsend of the United States on Day Three of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

2017 US Open Tennis Championships - Day 3

Ana Bogdan of Romania returns a shot to Taylor Townsend of the United States on Day Three of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

Ana Bogdan of Romania reacts against Taylor Townsend of the United States during their first round Women's Singles match on Day Three of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Aug. 29, 2017 - Source: Al Bello/Getty Images North America)

2017 US Open Tennis Championships - Day 3

Ana Bogdan of Romania reacts against Taylor Townsend of the United States during their first round Women's Singles match on Day Three of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Aug. 29, 2017 - Source: Al Bello/Getty Images North America)

Ana Bogdan of Romania returns a shot to Taylor Townsend of the United States during their first round Women's Singles match on Day Three of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Aug. 29, 2017 - Source: Al Bello/Getty Images North America)

2017 US Open Tennis Championships - Day 3

Ana Bogdan of Romania returns a shot to Taylor Townsend of the United States during their first round Women's Singles match on Day Three of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Aug. 29, 2017 - Source: Al Bello/Getty Images North America)

Ryan Harrison of the United States reacts against Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic during their first round Men's Singles match on Day Three of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Aug. 29, 2017 - Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America)    PREV 287 of 1540 NEXT Ana Bogdan of Romania returns a shot to Taylor Townsend of the United States  on Day Three of the 2017 US Open at…

2017 US Open Tennis Championships - Day 3

Ryan Harrison of the United States reacts against Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic during their first round Men's Singles match on Day Three of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Aug. 29, 2017 - Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America) PREV 287 of 1540 NEXT Ana Bogdan of Romania returns a shot to Taylor Townsend of the United States on Day Three of the 2017 US Open at…

Lily Paulson-Ellis Designs Living Room with antique mirror, joinery with feature back wallpaper and upholstered stools

Love the built ins with a pop of color. Lily Paulson-Ellis Designs Living Room with antique mirror, joinery with feature back wallpaper and upholstered stools

Kelly Smith Beaty: A Harsh Lesson for Our Daughters: My Open Letter to Taylor Townsend

A Harsh Lesson for Our Daughters: My Open Letter to Taylor Townsend

Dearest Taylor: As young girls, we're encouraged to believe that we can be anything we want to be. Whether told by a loving parent, a nurturing teacher.

Taylor Townsend tennis | Taylor Townsend Taylor Townsend of the United States plays during Day ...

Taylor Townsend in 2012 US Open - Day 11

Taylor Townsend of the United States plays during Day Eleven of the 2012 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

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