He’s just 24 years old, a native of San Diego and he is the talk of the tennis world after knocking off legend Rafael Nadal to win the 2022 BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.
Taylor Fritz (photo above) needed just 2 sets to beat the 35 year old Nadal 6-3, 7-6 to win his first Masters title.
Fritz becomes the first American man to win in Indian Wells in more than 2 decades. Andre Agassi won here in 2001.
While American tennis fans are looking for the next Serena Williams, 20 year old Iga Swiatek of Poland is turning heads around the world.
The 2020 French Open winner has won the Women’s title at the BNP Paribas Open, dispatching Maria Sakkari in 1 hour and 20 mins.
Jack Sock and John Isner teamed up to win the doubles title.
Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR