Tag: Tournament

Frances Tiafoe Generates Wimbledon Buzz

Frances Tiafoe's first appearance in the Wimbledon main draw may have ended in a second round defeat on Thursday at the All England Club in London at the hands of #10 seed Germany's Alexander Zverev but his story and upbringing at JTCC attracted a number of major news stations to College Park to cover the ...

JTCC Mother and Son Act

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree as was evidenced by RJ Fresen following in his mother's footsteps by winning his first ITF junior title at the Panorama International in North Saanich, Canada earlier this month. Fresen's mother, former WTA top 10 player Kathleen Horvath was recently recognized in the New York Times for her ...

JTCC ‘Quatre’ Ready for French Open

Frances Tiafoe set for second appearance at Roland Garros Treat Huey goes for doubles glory in Paris Brian Cernoch and Andrew Fenty to make Junior Grand Slam debuts Having the advantage of red clay courts to train on in their youth at JTCC—a rarity in the USA where green clay courts dominate— four JTCC standouts ...

Frances Tiafoe Breaks Into ATP Top 75

Nineteen-year-old Frances Tiafoe achieved a career-high #72 ATP world ranking and moved into the #5 qualifying spot for November’s inaugural “Next Gen” ATP Finals in Milan by winning his third ATP Tour Challenger title at the $100,000 Sarasota Open at the United Tennis Club in Bradenton, FL on Sunday. Tiafoe moved up 15 spots on ...

JTCC Double Play: Tiafoe & Arconada Both Reach Finals

JTCC standouts Frances Tiafoe and Usue Arconada both scored personal bests last week reaching finals in doubles on the ATP World Tour and singles on the USTA Pro Circuit, respectively. JTCC alumnus Frances Tiafoe played in the first ATP World Tour final of his career at the US Men’s Clay Court Championships with partner  Dustin ...

Tiafoe Pushes Federer To Tiebreak at Miami Open

Frances Tiafoe held his serve and more than held his own during his second round match against Roger Federer at the Miami Open in Key Biscayne, FL. He took Federer to a first set tiebreak before the current Australian Open and Indian Wells champion prevailed, 7-6 (2), 6-3. The 19-year-old had never previously faced a ...

Tiafoe’s Next “Foe” Is Federer at the Miami Open

Watch Tennis Channel On Saturday Tiafoe vs. Federer to Follow 1:00 pm Women’s Match A focused Frances Tiafoe recorded his fourth career ATP World Tour main draw win with an opening round 7-5, 5-7, 6-1 victory over Russia’s Konstantin Kravchuk at the Miami Open in Key Biscayne, FL. Tiafoe’s performance on Thursday was highlighted by ...

Frances Tiafoe Qualifies For Miami Open

JTCC alumnus to play for Washington Kastles in July #5 seed Frances Tiafoe successfully came through the final round of qualifying at the Miami Open ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event in Key Biscayne, FL with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 win over Frenchman Mathias Bourgue. In a featured match on a stadium court, Tiafoe will ...

JTCC Stars Compete at BNP Paribas Open

Frances Tiafoe aims to continue progress as youngest player in ATP top 100 Treat Huey sets high sights at Indian Wells Megan Moulton-Levy combines playing and coaching duties Frances Tiafoe has been rewarded for his excellent start to 2017 with a main draw wild card at the first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event of ...

Tiafoe Triumphs At The Australian Open

18-year-old American wins first Grand Slam main draw match Faces fellow teenager Alexander Zverev in 2nd Round A determined Frances Tiafoe recorded his first career Grand Slam main draw win with an opening round 6-1, 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-2 victory over Kazakhstan’s Mikail Kukushkin at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Tuesday. The JTCC alumnus ...