American Frances Tiafoe was grateful for support from NBA star Derrick Rose and other celebrities after beating Serbia’s Filip Krajinovic in the French Open this week. Rose, who plays for the New York Knicks, former Chicago Bulls star Joakim Noah and American actress Queen Latifah attended Rose’s first-round win over Krajinovic. “It’s crazy.
Bringing those guys to court seven is wild,” said Tiafoe. “They could be doing so many other things, especially here in Paris, and they decided to come watch me. “It is testament to what diversity in sport does.
Being able to bring guys like that, come watch a game of tennis, because of me, is great. ”Tiafoe beat Spanish star Rafael Nadal to reach a US Open semi-final in 2022.
At the time, former first lady Michelle Obama attended one of his matches at Arthur Ashe Stadium. “I love it, I love it. You just want to show up because they’re there, and not in a nervous way, or a pressure way,” he added. “I’m just like, ‘I’m going to put on a show for them, just like how they put on a show for millions of people. “I’m just trying to do me.Read more on msn.com