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Kathy May, Indian Wells, Annacone: 10 questions about Taylor Fritz – updates with Indian Wells title win

American Taylor Fritz has won one ATP title and reached five more finals. Find out more about the young American

Taylor Fritz, Indian Wells 2022 Taylor Fritz, Indian Wells 2022 © Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP/SIPA

Who is Taylor Fritz?

Taylor Fritz is an American tennis player. As of March 21, 2022, he is the highest-ranked American man in the ATP rankings.

What did Taylor Fritz do in Indian Wells in 2022?

Taylor Fritz enjoyed the best two weeks of his career in Indian Wells in March 2022 when he won his second career title and first Masters 1000 title. Fritz beat Rafael Nadal in the final to secure victory and climb to a career-high No 13 in the rankings.

“Winning this tournament especially, Indian Wells, this is one of those childhood dreams that you just never think can come true. I just keep saying, ‘No, no. Just no way it’s real,” Fritz said.

When was Taylor Fritz born?

Taylor Fritz was born on October 28, 1997, in Rancho Santa Fe, in the county of San Diego, California, in the United States.

Who are his parents?

The American is the son of former players Kathy May, ranked 10th in the world in 1977, and Guy Fritz, 301st in the world in 1978. He is also the nephew of Harry Fritz, finalist at Lagos in 1980.

Who is Taylor Fritz’s girlfriend?

Taylor Fritz’s girlfriend is Morgan Riddle, a social media influencer with more than 226 million subscribers on TikTok.

How tall is Taylor Fritz?

According to his profile on the official ATP Tour website, Fritz is 1.93m, or 6ft 4in”.

Has Taylor Fritz played UTS?

Yes. And very well. The American – The Hotshot – played in UTS3, reaching the semi-final and at UTS4 in May 2021, where he reached the final, only missing out on the title to Corentin Moutet.

How many ATP titles has Taylor Fritz won?

Two. He won his first title on the grass at Eastbourne in 2019, beating American Sam Querrey in the final. His first final on tour came in Memphis in 2016, against Kei Nishikori. His biggest win came in Indian Wells in 2022, when he beat Rafael Nada in the final.

Who is Taylor Fritz’s coach?

Taylor Fritz is trained by David Nainkin, a former South African player, and Paul Annacone, formerly ranked 12th in the world himself, and the former coach of Pete Sampras, Roger Federer, Tim Henman and Sloane Stephens.

What accolades did he receive as a junior?

The American was No 1 in the world as a junior back in 2015, having won the junior US Open, beating Tommy Paul in the final. He had also reached the Roland-Garros junior final in the same year, where he lost to… Tommy Paul.

What is Fritz’s best result at a Grand Slam so far?

Taylor Fritz has yet to reach the second week of a Grand Slam. He has reached the third round of all of the Slams at least once (three times at the Australian Open and twice at the US Open).

What is Fritz’s career-high ranking?

After his win in Indian Wells, the American moved up to a career-high ranking of No 13 on March 21, 2020. You can find his ranking history on his ATP Tour profile page.

How much career prize money has he won?

According to the ATP Tour website, Fritz has won $7,286,699 since the start of his career, in singles and doubles (as of March 21, 2022).

Is Fritz active on social media?

Yes. On Instagram, he has 193,000 followers. On Twitter, he has 36,900 followers. And on Facebook, his official page has 20,000 followers.

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