Taylor Townsend Bio


  • 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.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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