Taylor Fritz

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Taylor Fritz
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Fritz at the 2019 French Open
Full nameTaylor Harry Fritz
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceRancho Palos Verdes, California, U.S.
Born (1997-10-28) October 28, 1997 (age 24)[1]
Rancho Santa Fe, California
Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) [1]
Turned pro2015
PlaysRight-handed (two handed-backhand)
CoachDavid Nainkin &
Paul Annacone
Prize moneyUS$5,331,139
Singles
Career record136–125 (52.1% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 20 (January 31, 2022)
Current rankingNo. 22 (January 10, 2022)[2]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (2022)
French Open3R (2020)
Wimbledon3R (2021)
US Open3R (2018, 2020)
Doubles
Career record30–41 (42.3% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 104 (July 26, 2021)
Current rankingNo. 182 (November 1, 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2019)
French Open1R (2018, 2021)
Wimbledon2R (2018)
US Open2R (2016, 2017)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
US Open1R (2014, 2015)
Team competitions
Davis CupRR (2019, 2021)
Last updated on: November 1, 2021.

Taylor Harry Fritz (born October 28, 1997) is an American professional tennis player. He has a career-high ATP ranking of World No. 22 achieved on January 10, 2022, and a doubles ranking of World No. 104 achieved on July 26, 2021. He reached his maiden ATP final in his third career event, the 2016 Memphis Open. Only one other American, John Isner, has reached an ATP final in fewer career events.[3] He reached the finals in boys' singles at the 2015 French Open and lost to fellow American Tommy Paul in three sets. He avenged the loss by defeating Paul in the boys' singles final at the 2015 US Open.

Early life and background[edit]

Fritz was born the youngest of three boys to Guy Fritz and Kathy May. His mother Kathy May Fritz was a top-10 player, and his father Guy Henry Fritz also played professional tennis and was named US Olympic Development Coach of the Year 2016.[4] He is the great-great-grandson of David May, founder of The May Department Stores Company, which merged with Macy's, and the great-grandson of Morton D. May.[5]

Fritz has two older maternal half-brothers, Chris and Kyle.[6][7]

Fritz grew up with his brothers in Rancho Santa Fe in the San Diego metropolitan area. He attended Torrey Pines High School, where he won the CIF singles title in the San Diego section as a freshman. A few months into his sophomore year, he switched to an online high school to play ITF junior events full-time.[8]

Junior career[edit]

Fritz did not play any ITF events until he was 15, when he competed in a low-level Grade-4 tournament in March 2013 in Claremont near where he grew up. He would not play another event until the 2013 Junior US Open, at which point he began to compete regularly on the ITF Circuit shortly before turning 16. Within the next year, he made it to the semifinals at the 2014 Junior Wimbledon tournament. He then won his first Grade A tournament at the 2014 Osaka Mayor's Cup.[9]

In 2015, Fritz reached at least the quarterfinal of all four junior Grand Slam tournaments, including the final at the French Open where he lost to Tommy Paul, and the final at the US Open where he defeated Paul.[10] This major success helped him finish the year as the number-one-ranked boy's junior tennis player, for which he was named the 2015 ITF Junior World Champion. He was the first American to hold this title since Donald Young in 2005 and Andy Roddick in 2000.[11]

Professional career[edit]

2015: ATP debut and first win, Challenger Tour success[edit]

Fritz played his first ATP Tour tournament at Nottingham, where he received a wild card and won his first ATP match against Pablo Carreño Busta.[12]

In September 2015, Fritz turned pro after winning the Junior US Open. He quickly rose from the 600s into the Top 250 of the ATP Rankings by becoming the 9th player at age 17 to win multiple Challenger Tour titles – doing so in back-to-back weeks. The others to accomplish that feat include Top 20 players Bernard Tomic, Tomáš Berdych, Richard Gasquet, and Juan Martín del Potro as well as Number 1 overall players Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.[13]

2016: Surge into top 100, first ATP Tour final[edit]

After he lost in the final of his last tournament of 2015, Fritz reached a final again in his first tournament of 2016, this time winning against top-100 player Dudi Sela at Happy Valley to catapult to a ranking in the 150s. In the following week, he made it through Australian Open Qualifying to reach his first main draw of a Grand Slam tournament at the Australian Open, where he would lose in the 1st round to fellow American Jack Sock in five sets.

Fritz was awarded a wildcard into his first ATP 250 tournament of 2016 at Memphis and knocked off the second-seeded Steve Johnson, who at No. 29 was the highest ranked player Fritz had ever defeated. With his victory over Ričardas Berankis in the semifinal, he became the youngest American to reach an ATP final since Michael Chang in 1988, and also the second-fastest American ever to reach an ATP final, doing so in just his third career ATP tournament. John Isner is the only American that was able to reach an ATP final faster.[3][14] Fritz would lose in the final to three-time defending champion and top-10 player Kei Nishikori. In February, Fritz cracked the top 100 for the first time by reaching the quarterfinals in Acapulco at his first career ATP 500 event.

Fritz's grass court season was highlighted by a close three set loss to Roger Federer at Stuttgart. He would end up peaking in the rankings at No. 53 towards the end of the summer. At the US Open, Fritz drew Jack Sock in the first round of a major for the second time this year, again losing in five sets.

To cap off the year, Fritz won the ATP Star of Tomorrow for being the youngest player in the top 100, having just turned 19 years old.

2017: First Grand Slam match win[edit]

Fritz was able to achieve his first victory over a top ten ATP player at Indian Wells defeating sixth seed Marin Čilić in the second round. Fritz struggled through the first half of the year with injury problems, and ended up skipping the clay court season to focus on recovering.[15] He returned to form in the summer with quarterfinals at Los Cabos and Winston-Salem. In his seventh grand slam appearance, Fritz won his first match at a major tournament by knocking out Marcos Baghdatis at the US Open.

2018: Continued tour success, Maiden Masters 1000 fourth round, top 50 debut[edit]

After finishing 2017 just outside the top 100, Fritz had a good start to the 2018 season, reaching two Challenger finals in January. He returned to the Top 100 of the ATP rankings by reaching the final in New Caledonia, though he lost there to Noah Rubin. Following a loss in qualifying at the Australian Open, he then won his first Challenger title in two years at the inaugural event in Newport Beach, not too far from his current residence in Palos Verdes.

He continued his strong start by making it to the fourth round at Indian Wells, his first round of 16-appearance at a Masters event.

Fritz kicked off the clay-court season with a semifinals appearance at the US Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston, the best result on clay of his career thus far. In the tournament, he upset Ryan Harrison and Jack Sock before losing to Steve Johnson. This helped him get back to No. 66 in the world.

At the US Open, Fritz reached his first Grand Slam third round, defeating Mischa Zverev and Jason Kubler, before losing to 9th-seeded Dominic Thiem in four sets.[16]

Earlier in the season, Fritz began working with Paul Annacone, who helped him reach a career-high ranking of World No. 47 on November 5, 2018.[17][18]

2019: Top 25 breakthrough, first ATP title[edit]

Fritz at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships

Fritz made the third round at the Australian Open, losing to Roger Federer in 3 sets. Fritz then went on to win the Challenger at Newport Beach, California; he defeated Brayden Schnur of Canada in the final, in straight sets.

In June, Fritz won his first ATP Tour title at the Eastbourne International by defeating Sam Querrey in straight sets. In the first round of Wimbledon, Fritz defeated Tomáš Berdych in straight sets, before losing to Jan-Lennard Struff in four sets.[19]

At the US Open, Fritz was seeded 26th, his first-ever Grand Slam seeding. However, he lost to Feliciano López in the first round.[20]

Fritz represented Team World in the third annual Laver Cup, held in Geneva. In his first singles match, he lost to Stefanos Tsitsipas, 2–6, 6–1, 7–10.[21] Fritz bounced back on the final day of play, defeating Dominic Thiem, 7–5, 6–7(3), 10–5.[22]

At the Swiss Indoors, Fritz defeated 2nd-seeded Alexander Zverev in the first round, 7–6, 6–4.[23]

After achieving a career-high ranking of World No. 25 on August 5, 2019, Fritz ended the year ranked No. 32 in the world.[24]

2020: First ATP 500 final and Career-high ranking, Three Grand Slam third rounds[edit]

Fritz began his season at the inaugural 2020 ATP Cup, representing Team USA. He went 1–2 in singles competition, as Team USA was sent out of the tournament in the round-robin stage.

At the Australian Open, Fritz reached the third round, posting a five-set victory over Kevin Anderson. He was then defeated by eventual finalist Dominic Thiem.[25]

Fritz reached his first ATP 500 final in Acapulco, where he lost to Rafael Nadal. However, his runner-up showing propelled him to a new career-high ranking of World No. 24 on March 2, 2020.[26]

At the US Open, Fritz was seeded 19th. He defeated Dominik Koepfer in four sets and then beat Gilles Simon in the second round before losing to Denis Shapovalov in the third round in five sets.

At the French Open, Fritz was seeded 27th. He defeated Tomáš Macháč in five sets and Radu Albot in straight sets before losing to Lorenzo Sonego in the third round in straight sets. The match against Sonego had the longest tie-break in French Open history, with Fritz eventually losing the tie-break 17–19.

2021: First Masters semifinal, second Masters quarterfinal and American No. 1[edit]

Fritz at the 2021 French Open.

Fritz started the season at the first edition of the Murray River Open. Seeded sixth, he made it to the third round where he lost to Jérémy Chardy.[27] Seeded 27th at the Australian Open, he reached the third round where he was defeated by world no. 1, Novak Djokovic in five sets, despite coming back from two sets to love down.[28]

In Doha, Fritz reached the semifinals beating Lorenzo Sonego,[29] sixth seed David Goffin,[30] and fourth seed Denis Shapovalov.[31] He ended up getting eliminated in the semifinals by Nikoloz Basilashvili.[32] Seeded 15th at the Dubai Championships, he got revenge on Basilashvili, beating him in the second round in threes sets.[33] He was beaten in the third round by second seed Andrey Rublev.[34] Seeded 22nd at the Miami Open, he reached the fourth round where he lost to 32nd seed Alexander Bublik.[35] Despite this loss, this was his best showing at this Masters 1000 event and only his second fourth round in a Masters 1000 tournament in his career.

Fritz dropped again out of the top 30 on May 10, 2021, following first-round losses at Monte-Carlo and Madrid. With this drop in the rankings, it also marked the first time there were no American men players in the Top 30 in the nearly half-century of computerized tennis rankings.[36]

At the 2021 French Open, Fritz was seeded 30th. He defeated João Sousa in the first round in straight sets. In the second round, Fritz suffered a torn meniscus during his 4-set loss to Dominik Koepfer. Following this, Fritz stated that he was hopeful to be back in time for the 2021 Wimbledon Championships following surgery.[37] Fritz would end up returning in time to play Wimbledon and proceeded to make the third round, where he lost to Alexander Zverev.[38]

At the 2021 BNP Paribas Open he earned first top 10 win in 2 years by beating world no. 7 and 5th seed Matteo Berrettini to reach the second fourth round at a Masters 1000 of the year and only the third in his career.[39] It was his first win against a Top-10 opponent in 2021 and the seventh of his career. Fritz then beat 10th seed Jannik Sinner to advance to his first Masters 1000 quarterfinal.[40] There, he saved 2 match points to earn his biggest win of the year, beating world no. 4 and 3rd seed Alexander Zverev to reach his first Masters 1000 semifinal, where he lost to Nikoloz Basilashvili.[41][42]

At the 2021 St. Petersburg Open, Fritz turned 24, and won against countryman Tommy Paul.[43] He would end up making the final, where he lost to Marin Čilić.[44]

Fritz made his second Masters 1000 quarterfinal at the 2021 Rolex Paris Masters, where he beat Lorenzo Sonego, 5th seed and world no. 6 Andrey Rublev for his third Top-10 win of the year,[45] and 10th seed and Indian Wells champion Cameron Norrie.[46] He lost to Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals.[47] With this successful run he reached a new career-high ranking in the top 25 at World No. 23 and became the No. 1 American player in singles on November 8, 2021.[48]

2022: Australian Open fourth round, top 20 debut[edit]

Seeded 20th at the 2022 Australian Open, Fritz reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam for the first time after defeating 15th seed Roberto Bautista Agut in five sets.[49] As a result he made his debut in the top 20 in the singles rankings.

Playing style[edit]

Fritz possesses a dominant serve that can reach 149 mph, and solid groundstrokes off both wings.[50] One of Fritz's defining strengths is his ability to hit sharp angle cross-court shots on both the backhand and forehand sides. He also has a good topspin lob.[51]

Personal life[edit]

In an interview before Fritz played his first match against Roger Federer, he recalled watching the live stream of the 2009 US Open final between Federer and Juan Martín del Potro when he was in fifth grade.[52]

Fritz has a son (born 2017) with ex-wife Raquel Pedraza.[53]

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# P# DNQ A Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS P NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic/Paralympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (P) postponed; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Current through the 2022 Australian Open.

Tournament 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 SR W–L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R 1R Q2 3R 3R 3R 4R 0 / 6 9–6 60%
French Open A A 1R A 1R 2R 3R 2R 0 / 5 4–5 44%
Wimbledon A A 1R 1R 2R 2R NH 3R 0 / 5 4–5 44%
US Open Q1 Q1 1R 2R 3R 1R 3R 2R 0 / 6 6–6 50%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–4 1–3 3–3 4–4 6–3 6–4 3–1 0 / 22 23–22 51%
National representation
Summer Olympics NH A NH A NH 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Davis Cup A A A A A RR RR[a] 0 / 2 2–1 67%
ATP Cup NH RR A RR 0 / 2 3–3 50%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–2 0–0 2–1 0 / 4 5–4 56%
ATP Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A Q2 1R 3R 4R 1R NH SF 0 / 5 9–5 64%
Miami Open A A 2R 2R 1R 1R NH 4R 0 / 5 4–5 44%
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A A 3R NH 1R 0 / 2 2–2 50%
Madrid Open A A Q1 A Q2 2R NH 1R 0 / 2 1–2 33%
Italian Open A A Q1 A Q1 2R 1R 2R 0 / 3 2–3 40%
Canadian Open A A 1R A A 1R NH 1R 0 / 3 0–3 0%
Cincinnati Masters A A 1R A A 1R 2R 1R 0 / 4 1–4 20%
Shanghai Masters A A 2R Q1 2R 2R NH 0 / 3 3–3 50%
Paris Masters A A Q1 A A 2R 1R QF 0 / 3 4–3 57%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 2–5 3–2 4–3 6–9 1–3 10–8 0–0 0 / 30 26–30 46%
Career statistics
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Career
Tournaments 0 1 22 13 18 29 13 22 1 Career total: 119
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Career total: 1
Finals 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 Career total: 6
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 1–1 15–22 13–13 23–20 31–30 14–15 34–22 5–2 1 / 119 136–125 52%
Year-end ranking 1149 174 76 104 50 32 29 23

ATP career finals[edit]

Singles: 6 (1 title, 5 runner-ups)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP Tour 500 Series (0–1)
ATP Tour 250 Series (1–4)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–5)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (1–0)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (1–3)
Indoor (0–2)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2016 Memphis Open, USA 250 Series Hard (i) Japan Kei Nishikori 4–6, 4–6
Win 1–1 Jun 2019 Eastbourne International, UK 250 Series Grass United States Sam Querrey 6–3, 6–4
Loss 1–2 Jul 2019 Atlanta Open, USA 250 Series Hard Australia Alex de Minaur 3–6, 6–7(2–7)
Loss 1–3 Aug 2019 Los Cabos Open, Mexico 250 Series Hard Argentina Diego Schwartzman 6–7(6–8), 3–6
Loss 1–4 Feb 2020 Mexican Open, Mexico 500 Series Hard Spain Rafael Nadal 3–6, 2–6
Loss 1–5 Oct 2021 St. Petersburg Open, Russia 250 Series Hard (i) Croatia Marin Čilić 6–7(3–7), 6–4, 4–6

Doubles: 2 (2 runner-ups)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP Tour 500 Series (0–1)
ATP Tour 250 Series (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–2)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (0–1)
Indoor (0–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Aug 2018 Los Cabos Open, Mexico 250 Series Hard Australia Thanasi Kokkinakis El Salvador Marcelo Arévalo
Mexico Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
4–6, 4–6
Loss 0–2 Oct 2019 Swiss Indoors, Switzerland 500 Series Hard (i) United States Reilly Opelka Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer
Romania Horia Tecău
5–7, 3–6

Challenger and Futures finals[edit]

Singles: 8 (5–3)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (5–3)
ITF Futures Tour (0–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (5–3)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Oct 2015 Sacramento, USA Challenger Hard United States Jared Donaldson 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
Win 2–0 Oct 2015 Fairfield, USA Challenger Hard Germany Dustin Brown 6–3, 6–4
Loss 2–1 Nov 2015 Champaign, USA Challenger Hard (i) Switzerland Henri Laaksonen 6–4, 2–6, 2–6
Win 3–1 Jan 2016 Happy Valley, Australia Challenger Hard Israel Dudi Sela 7–6(9–7), 6–2
Loss 3–2 Feb 2017 Dallas, USA Challenger Hard (i) United States Ryan Harrison 3–6, 3–6
Loss 3–3 Jan 2018 Nouméa, New Caledonia Challenger Hard United States Noah Rubin 5–7, 4–6
Win 4–3 Jan 2018 Newport Beach, USA Challenger Hard United States Bradley Klahn 3–6, 7–5, 6–0
Win 5–3 Jan 2019 Newport Beach, USA Challenger Hard Canada Brayden Schnur 7–6(9–7), 6–4

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0–0)
ITF Futures Tour (0–1)
Finals by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2014 USA F4, Palm Coast Futures Clay United States Martin Redlicki Sweden Markus Eriksson
Sweden Milos Sekulic
1–6, 1–6

Junior Grand Slam finals[edit]

Singles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Result Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 2015 French Open Clay United States Tommy Paul 6–7(4–7), 6–2, 2–6
Win 2015 US Open Hard United States Tommy Paul 6–2, 6–7(4–7), 6–2

Record against other players[edit]

Record against top-10 players[edit]

Fritz's record against those who have been ranked in the top 10, with active players in boldface:

Player Years MP Record Win% Hard Grass Clay Last Match
Number 1 ranked players
Spain Rafael Nadal 2020 1 0–1 0% 0–1 Lost (3–6, 2–6) 2020 Acapulco F
Switzerland Roger Federer 2016–2019 2 0–2 0% 0–1 0–1 Lost (2–6, 5–7, 2–6) 2019 Australian Open 3R
Serbia Novak Djokovic 2019–2021 5 0–5 0% 0–2 0–3 Lost (4–6, 3–6) 2021 Paris Masters QF
Number 3 ranked players
Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov 2019 1 1–0 100% 1–0 Won (7–6(10–8), 7–6(7–4)) 2019 Madrid Masters 1R
Croatia Marin Čilić 2017–2021 2 1–1 50% 1–1 Lost (6–7(3–7), 6–4, 4–6) 2021 St. Petersburg F
Germany Alexander Zverev 2016–2022 6 2–4 33% 2–2 0–2 Lost (4–6, 4–6) 2022 ATP Cup RR
Austria Dominic Thiem 2017–2020 4 1–3 25% 1–3 Lost (2–6, 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 4–6) 2020 Australian Open 3R
Switzerland Stan Wawrinka 2016–2018 2 0–2 0% 0–1 0–1 Lost (3–6, 4–6) 2018 Tokyo 1R
Spain David Ferrer 2016 1 0–1 0% 0–1 Lost (6–7(6–8), 1–6) 2016 Miami Masters 2R
Greece Stefanos Tsitsipas 2019–2022 3 0–3 0% 0–3 Lost (6–4, 4–6, 6–4, 3–6, 4–6) 2022 Australian Open 4R
Number 4 ranked players
Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych 2019 1 1–0 100% 1–0 Won (6–4, 6–4, 6–3) 2019 Wimbledon Championships 1R
Japan Kei Nishikori 2016–2019 3 0–3 0% 0–1 0–2 Lost (2–6, 4–6) 2019 Rome Masters 2R
Number 5 ranked players
South Africa Kevin Anderson 2020 1 1–0 100% 1–0 Won (4–6, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–4), 6–2, 6–2) 2020 Australian Open 2R
France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 2019 1 1–0 100% 1–0 Won (6–4, 2–0 ret.) 2019 Monte-Carlo Masters 1R
Russia Andrey Rublev 2018–2021 4 2–2 50% 2–2 Won (7–5, 7–6(7–2)) 2021 Paris Masters 2R
Number 6 ranked players
France Gaël Monfils 2019 1 1–0 100% 1–0 Won (6–3, 6–7(8–10), 7–6(8–6), 7–6(7–5)) 2019 Australian Open 2R
France Gilles Simon 2016–2020 2 1–1 50% 1–0 0–1 Won (7–5, 6–3, 6–2) 2020 US Open 2R
Number 7 ranked players
Italy Matteo Berrettini 2019–2021 2 2–0 100% 2–0 Won (6–4, 6–3) 2021 Indian Wells Masters 3R
Spain Fernando Verdasco 2016–2019 3 2–1 67% 2–1 Won (7–6(7–2), 6–7(5–7), 6–4) 2019 Shanghai Masters 1R
Belgium David Goffin 2019–2021 2 1–1 50% 1–1 Won (6–1, 5–7, 7–6(11–9)) 2021 Doha 1R
France Richard Gasquet 2020 1 0–1 0% 0–1 Lost (0–6, 6–3, 3–6) 2020 Paris Masters 1R
Number 8 ranked players
Cyprus Marcos Baghdatis 2017 1 1–0 100% 1–0 Won (6–4, 6–4, 6–3) 2017 US Open 1R
Russia Mikhail Youzhny 2016–2018 2 1–1 50% 1–1 Won (6–1, 4–6, 6–3) 2018 Delray Beach 2R
United States Jack Sock 2016–2018 4 2–2 50% 0–2 2–0 Won (7–6(8–6), 6–2) 2018 Lyon 2R
United States John Isner 2016–2021 5 2–3 40% 2–2 0–1 Lost (6–7(4–7), 7–5, 3–6) 2021 Atlanta SF
Argentina Diego Schwartzman 2016–2019 3 1–2 33% 0–2 1–0 Lost (6–7(6–8), 3–6) 2019 Los Cabos F
Russia Karen Khachanov 2019–2020 2 0–2 0% 0–2 Lost (6–3, 5–7, 1–6) 2020 ATP Cup RR
Number 9 ranked players
Canada Félix Auger-Aliassime 2022 1 1–0 100% 1–0 Won (6–7(6–8), 6–4, 6–4) 2022 ATP Cup RR
Italy Jannik Sinner 2021 1 1–0 100% 1–0 Won (6–4, 6–3) 2021 Indian Wells 4R
Poland Hubert Hurkacz 2019 2 1–1 50% 0–1 1–0 Lost (3–6, 5–7) 2019 Canadian Open 1R
Italy Fabio Fognini 2018–2019 2 1–1 50% 1–1 Won (6–1, 7–6(7–1)) 2019 Los Cabos QF
Spain Roberto Bautista Agut 2016–2022 7 2–5 29% 1–2 1–2 0–1 Won (6–0, 3–6, 3–6, 6–4, 6–3) 2022 Australian Open 3R
Number 10 ranked players
Spain Pablo Carreño Busta 2015 1 1–0 100% 1–0 Won (6–1, 6–4) 2015 Nottingham 1R
Canada Denis Shapovalov 2018–2021 5 1–4 20% 1–4 Lost (6–7(7–9), 2–6) 2021 San Diego 2R
Argentina Juan Mónaco 2016 1 0–1 0% 0–1 Lost (6–7(2–7), 6–7(5–7)) 2016 Tokyo 1R
Total 2015–2022 85 32–53 38% 23–39
(37%)
6–9
(40%)
3–6
(33%)

Wins over top 10 players[edit]

  • Fritz has a 9–24 (27.3%) record against players who were, at the time the match was played, ranked in the top 10.
Season 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Total
Wins 1 0 5 0 3 9
# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score TFR
2017
1. Croatia Marin Čilić 7 Indian Wells, United States Hard 2R 4–6, 7–5, 6–4 136
2019
2. United States John Isner 10 Auckland, New Zealand Hard 2R 7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–5) 50
3. Italy Fabio Fognini 9 Los Cabos, Mexico Hard QF 6–1, 7–6(7–1) 28
4. Austria Dominic Thiem 5 Laver Cup, Geneva, Switzerland Hard (i) RR 7–5, 6–7(3–7), [10–5] 30
5. Germany Alexander Zverev 6 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) 1R 7–6(9–7), 6–4 31
6. Italy Matteo Berrettini 8 Davis Cup Finals, Madrid, Spain Hard (i) RR 5–7, 7–6(7–5), 6–2 32
2021
7. Italy Matteo Berrettini 7 Indian Wells, United States Hard 3R 6–4, 6–3 39
8. Germany Alexander Zverev 4 Indian Wells, United States Hard QF 4–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–3) 39
9. Russia Andrey Rublev 6 Paris, France Hard (i) 2R 7–5, 7–6(7–2) 26
* As of 3 November 2021

World TeamTennis[edit]

Fritz has played three seasons with World TeamTennis, making his debut in 2015 with the San Diego Aviators. He has since played another two seasons for the Aviators, in 2018 and 2019. Fritz joined the Philadelphia Freedoms during the 2020 WTT season at The Greenbrier. The Freedoms advanced to the WTT Playoffs as the No. 1 seed, but ultimately fell to the New York Empire in the semifinal. Fritz was named the WTT 2020 Male MVP.[54]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Edition is split into two years due to COVID-19.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by ITF Junior World Champion
2015
Succeeded by
Preceded by ATP Star of Tomorrow
2016
Succeeded by