The Tiafoe brothers have been one of the success stories highlighting the need for funding various federations and local clubs to develop young talent and overcome financial barricades preventing young tennis players from entering the sport at the highest level.
Frances and Franklin were the sons of two migrants from Sierra Leone, who settled in the United States after fleeing civil unrest in their home country.
The two boys were introduced to tennis at an early age while living with their father in a sporting complex where he worked as an attendant after having previously worked as a construction laborer.
What Does Franklin Tiafoe Do For A Living? Does Franklin Tiafoe Play Tennis?
Franklin Tiafoe is an American tennis player. He has previously served as a volunteer tennis coach for Howard University.
He grew up playing tennis with his brother Frances who is currently one of the most highly regarded tennis players in the United States.
The 24-year-old will be looking to make a major breakthrough this season by qualifying for and progressing past the second round in a grand slam or major event.