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Townsend Gets 2012 Year-End No. 1
By Tennis Now Staff
(December 8, 2012) -- American Junior
clinched the 2012 No. 1 girls' ranking after her quarterfinal win against the fifth seed
at the Orange Bowl, being contested this week in Plantation, Fla.
Both Townsend and Czech (and the event's No. 3 seed)
were vying for top junior spot entering the tournament.
Townsend, who recently announced her
switched to professional status
(she signed with
), lost in the subsequent round to 14-year-old
; Konjuh will face Siniakova in the final.
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(File Photo: Townsend wins the 2012 Australian Open girls' title; Credit: Mark Peterson/Corleve)
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