Townsend sees good in 2012's trial

Updated: July 4, 2013, 3:21 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | espnW.com

LONDON -- It's still new territory for them. And there's no how-to manual on handling it when you think your daughter, your teenager, is being told she's out of shape or worse, too heavy.

Ten months later, it is all behind them, no hard feelings, they say, all a misunderstanding. But what happened between 17-year-old Taylor Townsend and the U.S. Tennis Association -- which oversees her training and, for now, her career -- was as important as it was initially disturbing.

And ...

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