Julien Benneteau

Riverdale's Tiafoe wins again at Wimbledon, reaches third round at Grand Slam tournament for first time

Riverdale's Tiafoe wins again at Wimbledon, reaches third round at Grand Slam tournament for first time

Frances Tiafoe, a 20-year-old American from Riverdale in Prince George’s County, reached the third round at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time, beating Julien Benneteau of France, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2, at Wimbledon Thursday with the help of 22 aces.

The 52nd-ranked Tiafoe, a product of the Junior Tennis Champions Center in College Park, produced 52 winners and only 14 unforced errors while eliminating the 36-year-old Benneteau.

Tiafoe upset the 30th-seeded Fernando Verdasco in the first round.

Tiafoe was raised in College Park, where his father was a maintenance worker at the Junior Tennis Champions Center, and lived with his family...

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