Frances Tiafoe Bio

  • Began playing tennis at age 3 with twin brother Franklin
  • Father, Frances Sr.; mother, Alphina
  • A product of Junior Tennis Champions Center in College Park, Md., where his father, an immigrant from Sierra Leone, helped construct 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. Their mother helped them with schooling while their father worked
  • . Favourite surface is clay and shot is forehand
  • Favourite tournament is Indian Wells
  • Enjoys going to the movies and watching basketball and American football
  • Big fan of Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA) and Washington Redskins (NFL)
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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