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Riverdale's Frances Tiafoe derailed at Wimbledon

Riverdale's Frances Tiafoe derailed at Wimbledon

LONDON — Frances Tiafoe, a 20-year-old from Riverdale in Prince George's County, blamed stomach problems for derailing his bid to become the youngest U.S. man in Wimbledon's fourth round since 1990.

Tiafoe said he started feeling badly late in the third set after taking the opening two against Karen Khachanov of Russia before fading to a 4-6, 4-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2, 6-1 loss.

"Body just didn't feel right," said Tiafoe, who honed his skills at the Junior Tennis Champions Center in College Park where his father worked as a maintenance man.

The loss "is definitely going to hurt," he added, because for the first two sets, Khachanov "had no...

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