American Francis Tiafo beat Rafael Nadal to win 5 sets in the quarters

American Francis Tiafoe defeats Rafael Nadal in a big way

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Carlos Alcaraz registers a fine 5 set win against Marin Cilic in the quarterfinals of the US Open

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NEW YORK - Frances Tiafoe's fine vision was blurred with tears. He was thrilled - overwhelmed, even -

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when the end point ended he hit him, ending Rafael Nadal's 22-match Grand Slam winning streak

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on Monday as he reached the US Open quarter-finals well for the first time. I felt like the world had stopped,

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too, Tiafoe said. Couldn't hear for a few minutes. Then Tiafo found himself lost in the locker room

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as he watched NBA superstar LeBron James yell at him on Twitter. Tiafo said, I myself was going crazy.

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He was told what he valued most about a fine 4th round win over 2nd seed Nadal at Flushing Meadows,

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6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, to his Arthur Ashe Stadium guest. In the box he was looking at and knowing his parents,

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Constant and Alfina were also there. I beat Rafa Nadal to feel them well. I've got a huge win, but to thoroughly

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beat those Mount Rushmore guys? The 24-year-old American player, seeded 22nd at the US Open, 

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said so. I mean this, they're going to remember that for the rest of their lives. It was told that in 1990,

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due to the civil war, his parents moved from Sierra Leone in West Africa to the United States. 

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He ended up in Maryland, where Constant became a maintenance man, helping greatly to build

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a tennis training center for juniors. Alfina, so said Tiafo, was a good nurse, doing two jobs at once,

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working overtime during the nights. Tiaffo When his twin brother, Franklin, was born in 1998, they would

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soon spend hour after hour where Dad's job was racket in hand. It may happen that one day

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It may happen that one day his dream will come true, it will lead to scholarship from a good college.