Interesting article in the New York Times today (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/23/sports/tennis/taylor-townsend-americas-latest-tennis-prodigy-prepares-to-turn-pro.html?hp) about Taylor Townsend, the 16-year-old, No. 1-ranking girls junior player, who is turning pro in January. Townsend won the Aussie Open junior girls title last year, but she's gotten more attention because of the USTA's decision at the US Open in August not to pay for her trip to New York because they said she was not in peak condition.

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