- Associated Press - Saturday, September 5, 2020

Frances Tiafoe is the last American man in the U.S. Open singles field — and he’s into the fourth round at Flushing Meadows for the first time.

The 22-year-old who grew up in College Park, Maryland advanced Saturday by beating Marton Fucsovics of Hungary 6-2, 6-3, 6-2.

“I’m not satisfied … I plan to keep going,” the 82nd-ranked Tiafoe said.

The only other time the he made it past the third round in 17 Grand Slam appearances was when he got to the quarterfinals at the 2019 Australian Open.

To get to the quarterfinals now, he’ll need to beat No. 3 seed Daniil Medvedev, last year’s runner-up at the U.S. Open. They met in the first round of the Australian Open this January, with Medvedev winning.



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