Taylor Townsend is a former junior world number 1. As a junior, she won the Australian Open singles title in 2012. After she turned pro, she found more success in doubles than in singles.
She reached a career-high singles ranking of 61 in 2018. She took a break from tennis for pregnancy and had a baby boy in 2021. Upon her return to tennis, she reached the doubles semifinals at the French Open and the finals at the US Open.
In 2012, a controversy erupted when Taylor Townsend was denied a wild card to the 2012 singles main draw by the USTA due to her weight. Top players such as Martina Navratilova and Lindsay Davenport criticized USTA’s move. Due to her inconsistent play, Townsend has struggled to attract sponsors. Her sponsors are New Balance and Head. She has earned over $4 million in her career.
Taylor Townsend’s Sponsors
Townsend has struggled to attract sponsors. She has been playing with New Balance apparel. It’s not clear if she has a sponsorship deal with New Balance.
Townsend is using Head racquets. She has been playing with Head racquets without the logo, indicating that there may not formal sponsorship contract with Head. She was previously using Dunlop racquets.