He became the third African-American player to reach the top 10 in the world ATP rankings, joining with Arthur Ashe and James Blake.
The 25-year-old American captured the third title of his career in Stuttgart Open on Sunday.
Frances Tiafoe, who was born to immigrant parents who settled in the USA after Sierra Leone civil war in in the 1990’s.
The American Frances Tiafoe said, “It is Super emotional. For a guy like me, with my real story and everything”. “To reaching a career-high number 10 was something feel better and that he would never forget.”
“It is the better feel and it show’s that. I am a complete player. When I am locked in I can play on every surface court.”