Frances Tiafoe is an American by his nationality. He is a professional tennis player. Tiafoe is the 4th youngest player who has been ranked in Top 50 by the Association of Tennis Professionals.
In addition to that, he also has a career-high ranking of number 38 in the world. Frances won the first ATP title at the 2018 Delray Beach Open.
Frances Tiafoe: Personal life
Frances Tiafoe is originally from Hyattsville, Maryland, USA. He took his first breath in this world on 20th January of the year 1998 which has now made him reach at the age of 21. Tiafoe also has a twin brother named Franklin.
Frances was born to his parents Constant Tiafoe and Alphina Tiafoe who are the immigrants from Sierra Leone. It was in 1993 when his father emigrated to the US while his mother joined him in 1996 for escaping the civil war in their native.
When Tiafoe and his twin brother was five years old, their father arranged to start training for them at the JTCC, bypassing the usual fees. At the age of eight, Misha Kouznetsov started coaching Frances at a center taking interest on him after seeing the work ethic and his interest in the sport.
Misha would help sponsor Frances for playing at the tournaments as he progressed through the juniors at a very young age. He then continued to coach Tiafoe for nine long years until Frances moved to USTA National Training Center located in Baco Raton, Florida to get trained with more experienced coaches.
Frances has not got married yet. He is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend named Ayan Broomfield who is also a tennis player.
Frances’ unique background and success as a teenage boy led him to be widely hyped as the great prospect to become one of the next tennis stars for the US. He first broke into Top 100 of the ATP rankings in the year 2016. With the victory at 2018 Delray Beach Open, Tiafoe became the youngest American player on the ATP Tour since Andy Roddick.
In his early career, Frances became the winner of Orange Bowl in 2013 when he was just at the age of 15. It made him the youngest boys’ singles champion in the tournament history. At 17, Tiafoe became the youngest American who participated in the main draw of the French Open since Michael Chang.
When he was a teenager, Frances became the winner of the US Junior National Championship and also enjoyed the success on the ATP Challenge Tour with nine finals and four titles.
Since May of 2016, Tiafoe has been sponsored by Nike. Previous to that, he was sponsored by Adidas. Frances endorses the Yonex VCORE Pro 97 tennis racket that is equipped with Polytour Pro 125 strings.
Occupation: Professional Tennis player
Turned pro-: 2015
Coach: Robby Ginepri
Frances Tiafoe: Net worth
As Tiafoe has not revealed more about his private life, there is no information found about his salary and net worth in any sites.