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Frances Tiafoe to face Taylor Fritz in Japan Open Final


Frances Tiafoe will compete in the final of the Japan Open in Tokyo against fellow American Taylor Fritz.

Tiafoe easily won the first set in his semifinal match against Kwon Soon-woo of South Korea but lost all three games in the second.

He improved his performance and won 6-2, 0-6, 6-4.

In the second semifinal, Fritz competed in a tense encounter against Canada’s Denis Shapovalov and won 6-3 6-7 (5-7) 6-3.

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In the US Open semifinals in September, Tiafoe lost to eventual champion Carlos Alcaraz, and he remarked on the match: “It was a bizarre match, but delighted to go through.

“A victory is what counts in these kinds of matchups; it won’t always be nice, and it won’t always be your finest stuff.”


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