on 12 September 2012
Victoria Duval (November 30, 1995) is a junior Haitian-American tennis player.
She plays right-handed, two-handed backhand. Her career-high singles ranking is no. 562 achieved on August 6, 2012. Her career-high doubles ranking is no. 732 achieved on November 14, 2011. Her coach is Nick Bollettieri. She received a wildcard into the main draw of the 2012 US Open. She will play against 23rd seed Kim Clijsters in the first round. Victoria has already received praise from Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, who has issued statements expressing his congratulations to Duval for her accomplishment. Victoria was born in Miami but spent much of her childhood in Haiti, including time training at the JOTAC Tennis Academy in Port-au-Prince. She lived in Haiti until the age of eight.
(via Haitian-American Tennis Player – Victoria Duval « L’union Suite)