The talented American announced the news, and her plans to return to tennis after becoming a mother. By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Wednesday October 14, 2020
Taylor Towsend, 24, has announced that she will become a mother in March. The World No.90 broke the news on her Instagram on Wednesday, posting a long video to announced the news and report that she plans to return to tennis as a mother.
Townsend, a former World No.61 who defeated Simona Halep at last year’s US Open en route to a career-best fourth-round performance, says the baby is due in March.
“Life has a funny way of putting you exactly where you are supposed to be. I’m so excited to embark on the journey of motherhood!!” Townsend wrote on Instagram, before adding:
“My entire life, my entire career, I’ve heard ‘You can’t. You won’t,’ and I’ve used it as a reason to fight hard, and as motivation to keep playing,” Townsend said in the video. “I’m sure this won’t be any different, so I’ll have to prove them all wrong again.”