Seventeen year old Samantha Crawford of Atlanta, GA captured the 2012 US Open Girls’ Junior Championship with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over No. 12 seed Anett Kontaveit of Estonia.
Crawford, who currently trains at the USTA National Training Center in Boca Raton, Fla., is the second consecutive American to win the US Open Junior Girls’ title, and the third in the past five years.
The Georgia resident has played in two USTA Pro Circuit $50,000 events in 2012, reaching a final and a semifinal. Dave “KOZ” Kozlowski spoke with the new US Open Junior Girls Champion.