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US Open semis, Houston, Big Foe, Sierra Leone: Everything you always wanted to know about Frances Tiafoe (but never had time to find out) – updated with UTS news

Here are answers to some questions you may have about 2022 US Open semi-finalist Frances Tiafoe, a two-time ATP singles titlist who will make his UTS debut om Los Angeles in 2023

Francies Tiafoe at the 2023 Indian Wells Masters Francis Tiafoe at the 2023 BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Image Credit: 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?

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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?

Two, as on May 15, 2023. Tiafoe won his first ATP singles title at Delray Beach in 2018. He won his second title in Houston on clay in April 2023.

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He has also reached four other finals – two on hard courts and two on clay.

Has Frances Tiafoe played UTS?

The American will be making his Ultimate Tennis Showdown debut in 2023 with the UTS Showdown in Los Angeles in July 2023. Tiafoe will be known as ‘Big Foe’ and joins the likes of Taylor ‘The Hotshot’ Fritz, Nick ‘King’ Kyrgios, Diego ‘El Peque’ Schwartzman and Ben ‘The Mountain’ Shelton.

You can purchase tickets for the UTS Showdown in Los Angeles here.

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 20, 1998, making him currently 25 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 is No 11, which he achieved for the first time on April 10, 2023 after winning the Houston title. You can find his current ranking and his rankings history on his ATP Tour profile page.

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 $8.62 million in prize money so far in his career, as of mid-May 2023. You can find his current prize money stats on his ATP Tour profile page.

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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