Tennis American Wins Junior Title At Wimbledon For First Time in 25 Years Share Tweet Published 4 months ago on July 16, 2017 By David Archer American Claire Liu Wins Junior Title At Wimbledon For First Time in 25 Years There was excitement for the United States at Wimbledon on Saturday. And when it is something that hasn’t happened in 25 years, I get very excited! The scene is set in London at the Wimbledon open where the best of the best in tennis come to shine. From Thousand Oaks, California steps out the sensational Claire Liu, who beat another American, Ann Li from Devon, Pennsylvania, l6-2,5-7,6-2, in the final at the All England Club. Both juniors are 17-years-old. They were two of five Americans in the quarterfinals. Liu, who last month lost the French Open to yet another American said, “All the Americans are doing really well.” “It’s really good to have a good group of junior pushing each other”. “Being able to play both the French Open and Wimbledon finals is definitely an accomplishment I think already, win or lose, is really, really sweet.” The last time two American juniors faced-off in the finals was 1979 when Mary Lou Piatek beat Alysia Moulton. One tournament the young tennis pro would like to win the most is the US Open, which is the next grand event this year. “I’m just going to try to get better every day and hopefully the results will come,” Liu said. “Hopefully, I can be doing that.”. The last junior girl from the United States to win the event was Chanda Rubin in 1992, was the last junior girl from the United States to win the event. Last month, Liu lost to Whitney Osuigwe, currently the top-ranked junior girl in the world, in three tough sets at the French Open. Related Topics:featuredWimbledon David Archer Small Town Boy from Oklahoma, I grew up writing poetry and short stories from an early age. Moved up North in later years and love my Red Sox and Celtics. I am self employed and an avid online poker player. I am very excited to be joining the Trifecta team! I will be writing about Celtics and Red Sox,, as well as all other Boston sports. I am looking forward to finidng and writing the unusual stories. You our readers are why we are here. Have a story you want told? My ears are always open. Continue Reading Advertisement You may like Most Popular Boston Celtics6 days ago The Mask: Recalibrating Kyrie’s Face and the Offense Boston Red Sox6 days ago Bottom Line: Boston Red Sox Need Stanton Editorial3 days ago The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Celtics Streaking Boston Celtics6 days ago Boston Celtics Set To Face Their Toughest Test Editorial2 days ago Connelly’s Top Ten – Patriots Good in any Country or Sea Level New England Patriots2 days ago Patriots Football Talk: Patriots Dominance Continues In Mexico Editorial5 days ago Connelly’s Top Ten – 14 Straight! Patriots Try to Survive Mexico City New England Revolution3 days ago Is The Risk Worth The Reward With Brad Friedel?