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Frances Tiafoe reacts to receiving WNBA star Alysha Clark's jersey with a hand-written word – Sportskeeda

Frances Tiafoe lately discovered himself on cloud 9 after basketball star Alysha Clark signed one in all her jerseys for him and wrote a message as effectively.

American-Israeli Clark performs for the Washington Mystics within the Ladies’s Nationwide Basketball Affiliation (WNBA). She started her profession in 2010 with the San Antonio Silver Stars and has to this point received the championship twice, each with the Seattle Storm. The 35-year-old gifted her No. 22 jersey to Tiafoe and thanked him for his fixed help.

“Frances, your love and help from the beginning is unmatched. I recognize you for all times. All love,” Clark wrote.

The 24-year-old tennis star shared {a photograph} of the jersey on social media and returned the praise to Clark.

“Recognize you heavy og Alysha Clark. That is hella dope,” Tiafoe responded.

Frances Tiafoe posted on his Instagram stories i2017 US Open Tennis Championships - Day 2
Frances Tiafoe posted on his Instagram tales i2017 US Open Tennis Championships – Day 2

It is no secret that Tiafoe is a big basketball fan. He has attended a variety of matches since ending the 2022 season. Through the US Open this yr, quite a few basketball gamers attended Tiafoe’s matches and sat within the participant’s non-public field. A few of them included Bradley Beal, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Alex McLean, and Rob Dosier.

The Nineteenth-ranked tennis participant additionally lately shot a enjoyable video with ‘Deadly Shooter’ Chris Matthews. The basketball coach and Tiafoe performed tennis in addition to basketball with one another as they roasted one another in good humor.

Frances Tiafoe names Roger Federer as Michael Jordan’s tennis equal

Frances Tiafoe (L) and Roger Federer
Frances Tiafoe (L) and Roger Federer

Talking with JJ Redick on The Outdated Man and The Three podcast lately, Frances Tiafoe named tennis gamers who reminded him of various NBA gamers. He equated the legendary Michael Jordan with 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and acknowledged that Giannis Antetokounmpo reminded him of Rafael Nadal due to his killer angle.

Novak Djokovic got here to Tiafoe’s thoughts as quickly because the host talked about Nikola Jokic, whereas he noticed Nick Kyrgios and Pete Sampras in Patrick Beverley and Kevin Durant.

In a current dialog with the ATP Tour, Tiafoe mirrored on his extremely profitable 2022 season the place he beat Nadal within the fourth spherical of the US Open and paired up with Jack Sock to defeat the Spaniard and Federer on the Laver Cup. The teen referred to as it a “blessing” to have been a part of the 2 matches.

“If I used to be to sum it up, I might say that it was a blessing. That run I had within the US Open, to then again it up with the Laver Cup. To do it within the States and to do it in London, in one of the vital iconic arenas. It’s stuff you’re at all times going to recollect. It’s stuff to inform the grandkids in the future,” Tiafoe remarked.

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