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Frances Tiafoe

By Michelle

September 06, 2022

Frances Tiafoe was born on January 20, 1998, along with his twin brother Franklin, in Maryland. Frances Tiafoe Jr.  is an American professional tennis player.

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When Tiafoe and his brother were 5 years old, their father arranged for them to begin training at the JTCC, bypassing their usual fees.


Tiafoe won his first and only ATP title at the 2018 Delray Beach Open.


Tiafoe broke into the top 100 of the ATP rankings in 2016. At the 2019 Australian Open, he reached the quarterfinals.


Tiafoe has been sponsored by Nike since May 2016. He was previously sponsored by Adidas.


American Frances Tiafoe stuns Rafael Nadal; Carlos Alcaraz rounds out US Open quarterfinals with 5-set win vs. Marin Cilic.


"I felt like the world stopped," Tiafoe said. "I couldn't hear anything for a minute."

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Frances Tiafoe reacts during his 2022 US Open Tennis tournament Round of 16 match against Spain's Rafael Nadal.