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Junior from South Carolina plays at the French Open (Roland-Garros)

Oliver Crawford, a junior tennis player from Spartanburg, South Carolina, made his rounds at the French Open earlier this week. Oliver was the 10 seed in the French Open Juniors Tournament for Boy’s singles and made it to the 2nd round match in Boy’s doubles.

According to, as of June 12, 2017 Crawford’s Junior International Tennis Federation combined junior ranking sits at #10 (updated June 12, 2017)  in the world, the highest in his career. Last year he finished #49 in the year-end ITF Junior Combined Ranking.

Crawford has traveled to Brazil, Italy, France, Belgium and Great Britain, competing on the ITF tournament Circuit. He has also competed at the Junior Championships at Wimbledon.

Locally, Crawford received the Wilton McKinney Award from the United States Tennis Association of South Carolina in 2016. This award is given to a South Carolina junior who best exemplifies Wilton McKinney through hard work, practicing great sportsmanship, showing a positive attitude at all times, playing well and supporting his or her community.

At 18 years old, Oliver Crawford has already made a name for himself in the tennis world.