Showing posts with label Frances Tiafoe. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Frances Tiafoe. Show all posts

Friday, March 29, 2019

Shapovalov to meed Federer in Miami semis

Shapovalov to meed Federer in Miami semis
Shapovalov to meed Federer in Miami semis

Denis Shapovalov scored a 6-7(5) 6-4 6-2 win against Frances Tiafoe and advanced to the semifinals where he will play Roger Fedrer.

Shapovalov is one of two Canadian teenagers in the semis, with Felix Auger-Aliassime to play John Isner in the daytime, before Federer and Shapovalov face off under lights.

Shapovalov broke Tiafoe four times and could hardly stop smiling at the prospect of playing Federer.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Nadal beats Tiafoe, reaches Australian Open semis

Nadal beats Tiafoe, reaches Australian Open semis
Nadal beats Tiafoe, reaches Australian Open semis

Rafael Nadal defeated Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in just 107 minutes to advance to the Australian Open 219 semis.

Nadal will next play Stefanos Tsitsipas, who knocked out Roger Federer in the fourth round and Roberto Bautista Agut in the QFs.

"For me is always the same: you are in the semi-finals of a Grand Slam, you can't expect an easy opponent," Nadal said.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Tiafoe takes on Nadal hoping to keep dream alive

Tiafoe takes on Nadal hoping to keep dream alive
Tiafoe takes on Nadal hoping to keep dream alive

Having already changed the lives of his immigrant parents, Frances Tiafoe is hopeful to build on his own stature in the game as he prepares for an Australian Open quarter-final clash with Rafa Nadal on Tuesday.

American Tiafoe, the son of immigrants from Sierra Leone, recalled his humble beginnings after stunning Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov on Sunday to reach the last eight at a major for the first time in his career.

"I told my parents 10 years ago I was gonna be a pro tennis player and change their life. Now I'm in the quarter-finals of a Slam. I can't believe it," world number 39 Tiafoe said.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Video: Tiafoe beats Mannarino at the 2018 US Open

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Video: Frances Tiafoe Earns First US Open Win vs. Adrian Mannarino at the 2018 US Open

The lights were bright tonight on Grandstand as Frances Tiafoe upsets Adrian Mannarino, in R1 of the 2018 US Open and claims his first ever main draw victory.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Video: Tiafoe & Kudla Celebrate Capitals' Championship

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Video: Tiafoe & Kudla Celebrate Capitals' Championship

Watch as #NextGenATP American Frances Tiafoe and compatriot Denis Kudla celebrate a championship victory by their favourite hockey team, the Washington Capitals.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Video: Queens Wednesday highlights

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Video: Queens Wednesday highlights

Watch highlights as Marin Cilic battles past Gilles Muller in three sets, while Sam Querrey and Frances Tiafoe also moved on at the Fever-Tree Championships on Wednesday.



Thursday, June 21, 2018

Video: Tiafoe London hot shot

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Video: Tiafoe London hot shot

Watch as Frances Tiafoe scrambles before finding just enough space for a forehand winner during his match against Leonardo Mayer at the Fever-Tree Championships.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Video: NextGenATP Takes On The Clay

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Video: NextGenATP Takes On The Clay

ATP World Tour Uncovered takes a look at how three particular #NextGenATP players — Stefanos Tsitsipas, Denis Shapovalov and Frances Tiafoe — performed during the clay-court season.

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Video: Tiafoe Miami 2018 Hot Shot

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Video: Tiafoe Miami 2018 Hot Shot

Frances Tiafoe produces a stunning backhand volley to ward off break point against Tomas Berdych.

Video: Tiafoe Goes Undercover To Prank Fans Miami 2018

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Video: Tiafoe Goes Undercover To Prank Fans Miami 2018

Frances Tiafoe goes undercover to prank fans as he scans tickets on the gate at the Miami Open. Are they fooled?

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Video: Tiafoe Miami 2018 Interview

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Video: Tiafoe Miami 2018 Interview

Frances Tiafoe discusses his victory over Kyle Edmund in the second round of the Miami Open.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Video: Tiafoe Wins First Title In Delray Beach

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Video: Tiafoe Wins First Title In Delray Beach

Watch highlights of the 2018 Delray Beach Open final, featuring Frances Tiafoe capturing his first ATP World Tour title over Peter Gojowczyk.



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Tiafoe wins title at Delray Beach

Tiafoe wins title at Delray Beach
Tiafoe wins title at Delray Beach

Frances Tiafoe scored a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Peter Gojowczyk to win the Delray Beach Open 2018 title.

Tiafoe is the youngest American to win a title since Andy Roddick at 19 in 2002 in Houston. He fell on his back in celebration and cried as he hugged his father.

"Now I'm in a position not only to help myself, but help fund my family," Tiafoe said. "It's an unbelievable place to be in and it's bigger than tennis."

Monday, February 26, 2018

Video: Frances Tiafoe | My story

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Video: Frances Tiafoe | My story

Frances Tiafoe remembers the mind games and the tension as he prepared to face his idol, Roger Federer, for the first time in Miami last year, in this edition of My Story.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Tiafoe reaches Delray Beach semifinal

Tiafoe reaches Delray Beach semifinal
Tiafoe reaches Delray Beach semifinal

Francis Tiafoe reached the semifinals of the Delray Beach Open on the eighth match point, beating Hyeon Chung of Korea 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday.

Tiafoe failed to take advantage of three match points on Friday night before rain delayed the match.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Tiafoe beats del Potro at Delray Beach Open

Frances Tiafoe saved 14 of 16 break-point chances to edge No. 2-seeded Juan Martin del Potro 7-6 (6), 4-6, 7-5 Thursday night in the second round of the Delray Beach Open.  Tiafoe hit 17 aces and won a three-setter for the fourth time this month.  No. 8 Chung Hyeon became the highest-seeded player to reach the quarterfinals when he eliminated Franko Skugor 6-4, 7-6 (4). American Jared Donaldson beat Denis Shapovalov of Canada, 7-6 (6), 4-6, 4-6.
Tiafoe beats del Potro at Delray Beach Open

Frances Tiafoe saved 14 of 16 break-point chances to edge No. 2-seeded Juan Martin del Potro 7-6 (6), 4-6, 7-5 Thursday night in the second round of the Delray Beach Open.

Tiafoe hit 17 aces and won a three-setter for the fourth time this month.

No. 8 Chung Hyeon became the highest-seeded player to reach the quarterfinals when he eliminated Franko Skugor 6-4, 7-6 (4). American Jared Donaldson beat Denis Shapovalov of Canada, 7-6 (6), 4-6, 4-6.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Video: Tiafoe v del Potro match highlights (1R) | Australian Open 2018

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Video: Frances Tiafoe v Juan Martin del Potro match highlights (1R) | Australian Open 2018

Juan Martin del Potro beats Frances Tiafoe in first round at the Australian Open 2018.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Mischa Zverev cruises into second round at Brisbane

Mischa Zverev cruises into second round at Brisbane

Mischa Zverev powered past Australian qualifier John-Patrick Smith 6-4 7-5 to enter the second round of the Brisbane International on Monday.

Eighth seed Zverev fired four aces in the match and converted five out of six break points to come through in an hour and 28 minutes. The German will meet the winner of Tuesday's match between Argentine Federico Delbonis and American Michael Mmoh.

Earlier, local hope Matthew Ebden dumped out Frances Tiafoe with a 6-3 6-2 victory that set up an all-Australian second round clash with the big-serving Nick Kyrgios.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Video: Cilic v Tiafoe match highlights Laver Cup 2017

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Video: Marin Cilic v Frances Tiafoe match highlights Laver Cup 2017

Cilic puts the first point on the board for Team Europe at the Laver Cup.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Video: Laver Cup 2017 Day 1 Highlights

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Video: Laver Cup 2017 Day 1 Highlights

The Laver Cup delivered world class entertainment on day one with team Europe winning three of the four matches.