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US Open, semi-finalist, Sierra Leone: Everything you always wanted to know about Frances Tiafoe (but never had time to find out)

He reached his maiden Grand Slam semi-final at the 2022 US Open. Here are some more answers to questions you may have about the American

Frances Tiafoe, US Open 2022 Frances Tiafoe, US Open 2022 | © AI / Reuters / Panoramic

Who is Frances Tiafoe?

Frances Tiafoe is a professional tennis player from the United States of America.

What did Frances Tiafoe do at the 2022 US Open?

Frances Tiafoe reached his first Grand Slam semi-final at the 2022 US Open. In the round of 16, he beat second seed Rafael Nadal 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. However, he lost in the semi-final to Carlos Alcaraz 6-7 (6), 6-3, 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-3.

How many ATP Tour titles has Frances Tiafoe won?

One, as of March 13, 2023. Tiafoe won his first and to date only title at Delray Beach in 2018. He has also reached four other finals.

Where is Frances Tiafoe from?

Frances Tiafoe was born in Hyattsville, Maryland, in the United States of America.

How old is Frances Tiafoe?

Frances Tiafoe was born on January 20th, 1998, making him currently 24 years old.

How tall is Frances Tiafoe?

According to his ATP profile, Frances Tiafoe is 6′ 2″ tall.

What is Frances Tiafoe’s career-high ranking?

Frances Tiafoe’s career-high ranking prior to the 2022 US Open was world No 24, achieved on August 22, 2022. However, immediately after the US Open, the new rankings moved him inside the top 20. His best ranking to date is No 14, which he achieved in February 2023.

Who are Frances Tiafoe’s parents?

Frances Tiafoe’s parents are Frances Senior and Alphina. They moved from Sierra Leone to the USA in 1996. arents emigrated from Sierra Leone in 1996. Frances Senior was head of maintenance at Junior Tennis Champions Center in Maryland, where Frances and his twin brother Franklin trained as children.

What is Frances Tiafoe’s nickname?

Frances Tiafoe’s nickname is Big Foe.

Who is Frances Tiafoe’s coach?

Frances Tiafoe’s coach is Wayne Ferreira, a South African former professional, who reached two Australian Open semi-finals in singles, and was once ranked as high as sixth in the world.

How much prize money has Frances Tiafoe won?

Frances Tiafoe has won more than $8 million in prize money so far in his career, as of March 2023.

Is Frances Tiafoe on social media?

Yes, Frances Tiafoe is on social media. He is on Twitter and Instagram, and also has a Facebook page, although that is very rarely updated.

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