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Frances Tiafoe

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Tiafoe
  • Age: 17 (20.01.1998)
  • Birthplace: Hyattsville, Maryland, U.S.A.
  • Residence: College Park, Maryland, U.S.A.
  • Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
  • Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 2015
  • Coach: Misha Kouznetsov
287 Singles Ranking
United States

United States

As of 25.05.2015
S D
Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money
2015

Current

287
4 0-1 0 $19,933
Career

High

287

25.05.2015

0-2 0 $43,367

Singles & Doubles combined

2015

Current

581
2 0-1 0 $1,545
Career

High

521

22.09.2014

1-2 0 $43,367

Singles & Doubles combined

Started playing tennis aged three…Has twin brother Franklin…Father, Constant, helped construct the tennis facility in 1999 and became Head of Maintenance soon after; the twins would often come to work with their father and spend the entire day at the tennis center…Mother, Alphina, helped the boys with schooling while their father worked...Made ATP main draw debut at hometown Citi Open in 2014...As a junior won the 2013 Orange Bowl, becoming the youngest-ever boys' champion in the event's history….

Followed that up with winning the 2014 Easter Bowl, becoming first player since John McEnroe in 1976 to win the two back-to-back...Reached junior No. 2 ranking...In 2012, he won two under-14 titles at Les Petits As (Tarbes, France) and Teen Tennis (Bolton, England), and helped lead the United States to the under-14 gold medal in World Junior Tennis...Big fan of Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City (NBA) and Washington Redskins (NFL)...

Moved to Boca Raton, Fla. in May 2015 to train with USTA coaching staff. Will also train during year at his hometown in College Park, Md.

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