American tennis player Tiafoe burst into tears after losing in the semi-finals of the US Open.
MOSCOW, September 10 – RIA Novosti. American Francis Tiafoe burst into tears After losing in the semifinals at the US Open, the final Grand Slam tournament of the season was held in New York on hard courts.
On Friday, Spaniard Carlos Alcaras beat Thiafo 6:7 (6:8), 6:3, 6:1, 6:7 (5:7), 6:3.
“People loved watching this guy play, so they were supporting him. Of course I wanted to win today, but tennis won today. The audience got what they expected. I just wanted me to win,” Tiafoe quotes from Associated Press.
The semi-final match lasted 4 hours and 19 minutes.
The 19-year-old Spaniard will face Norwegian Kasper Ruud in the US Open final. The winner of the tournament will lead the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rating. For both athletes, this will be the first such success in their careers.
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