Stardom seems likely for Townsend

Talented teenager has the goods; it's just a matter of how she uses them

Updated: August 20, 2014, 1:12 PM ET
By Sandra Harwitt | ESPN.com

For most players, the beginning of their careers is about adding dimension to their games.

For Taylor Townsend, an 18-year-old southpaw blessed with a combination of power, variety and touch, it's all about learning to minimize the physical aspects of the game and working on shot selection.

"We all have our little things we have to work through," Townsend said during her road to the Western & Southern Open second round. "Some people have to build and learn different shots and add ...

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