TL;DR news on Frances Tiafoe at December 19, 2022

3 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas on Monday.]Frances Tiafoe celebrated defeating No. Tiafoe, who saved all seven break points he faced, sealed the match by breaking Tsitsipas for a fourth time. After the two shook hands, Tiafoe rolled up his sleeves and flexed his biceps, slapped his chest, and punched the air. Nineteen years later, Tiafoe shocked the tennis world by defeating a player many picked to reach another Grand Slam final. Tiafoe has logged a lot of match play the last three weeks and will not bend the knee, but the Greek star will make a statement. Tsitsipas in 4 Steen Kirby: A title at the Nottingham challenger and the quarterfinals at ATP London Queens was a great way for Tiafoe to prepare for the grass court Grand Slam. This will be a mountain to climb for Tiafoe, and Tsitsipas should figure it out as the matches goes on, finding form on grass. "It sounds pretty damn good," Tiafoe told the cheering 6,000 strong Court One crowd, sheltered by a roof from the drizzle outside, as the result was read out. Tiafoe's opponent in the second round will be Canadian Vasek Pospisil.