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San Antonio tennis player Fiona Crawley qualifies for U.S. Open

Five years ago, Fiona Crawley wanted to quit tennis.  

She just wanted to go hang out with her friends and go shopping after school.

“I hated tennis when I was 16 years old,” Crawley said. “That’s where I really owe it to my parents for those days when I would be like, ‘I don’t want to go practice. What’s this all for?’ Now, I wake up and I’m so excited to do so much more all the time. It’s definitely been a mindset switch.”

Now that switch is flipped, it seems like nothing can slow down the Alamo Heights alum. The 21-year-old led North Carolina to its first national title in the spring and is currently ranked the No. 1 tennis player in the NCAA.

Saturday, Crawley qualified for the U.S. Open Tennis Championships after defeating No. 112 Kimberly Birrell of Australia. Crawley is set to face former top-15 player…

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