Frances Tiafoe Beats #18 Seed David Goffin to Reach First Masters 1000 Quarterfinal
The Kastles are making noise at the Miami Open, particularly hometown star and #28 seed Frances Tiafoe.
|Plays:||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
Returned to the Washington Kastles in 2018 as a wildcard player after making debut with the team in 2017.
This year, triumphed at Delray Beach to win his first ATP singles title. Also advanced to first clay final in Estoril and the fourth round in Miami.
In 2017, captured Challenger singles titles in Sarasota and Aix en Provence. Also reached first ATP doubles final in Houston (w/Brown) and pushed Roger Federer to five sets in the first round of the US Open.
Reached career-high of No. 52 in singles (June 2018).
Grew up playing at Junior Tennis Champions Center in College Park, Md.; turned pro in 2015.
First career title was a Futures event in 2015 (Bakersfield).
Before turning pro, he won the prestigious junior events - Orange Bowl (2013) and Easter Bowl (2014).