Second seed Taylor Fritz kicked off his North American hard-court season in style on Thursday at the BB&T Atlanta Open, hammering 10 aces to prevail in an all-American match with qualifier Kevin King 6-2, 6-3.
Fritz raced through eight of the first 11 games en route to claiming victory in
Taylor Fritz first made an ATP Tour final more than three years ago in Memphis, when he was just 18. On Friday, the American will have a chance to reach his second tour-level championship match.
In a battle of 2018 Next Gen ATP Finals qualifiers Thursday, Fritz defeated Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz
American Taylor Fritz willed himself to his third quarter-final of 2019 on Wednesday, overcoming a late stumble to upset top seed Guido Pella of Argentina 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 at the Nature Valley International in Eastbourne.
The 2018 Next Gen ATP Finals qualifier hit 13 aces and won 83 per cent of