Teen Was Told She Was “Too Big” For Tennis

Townsend3An 18-year-old American tennis player, Taylor Townsend, beat the No. 1-ranked French player Alize Cornet on her own soil in the second round of the French Open this year. The Chicago teen didn’t just make a powerful statement by winning and advancing in the tournament, Townsend’s victory also sent a message to those who discriminate against female athletes on body image.