Former First Lady Of The United States Michelle Obama Spotted Cheering For Frances Tiafoe During His Semifinal Match Against Carlos Alcaraz At The US Open - Mc Ebisco
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Former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama Spotted Cheering for Frances Tiafoe During His Semifinal Match Against Carlos Alcaraz at the US Open

Former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama Spotted Cheering for Frances Tiafoe During His Semifinal Match Against Carlos Alcaraz at the US Open

Frances Tiafoe has been winning hearts with his gritty performances at this year’s US Open. The American star is seeing the best performances of his career at a Grand Slam tournament, having reached the semifinal of a major tournament for the first time in his career. He is up against Carlos Alcaraz, who is the player to watch out for this season.

Throughout the tournament, Tiafoe has received able backing of the ‘home’ crowd. They have inspired him to overcome all odds to dig deep in the tournament. During his ongoing semifinal match, he found the support of a special guest.
Michelle Obama visits the US Open

Former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama was present in the stands to cheer for her countryman during his semifinal match against Carlos Alcaraz.

Further, as Tiafoe won a crucial point during the opening set, he received a thumbs-up from Michelle Obama, who was also quite vocal in support of Tiafoe. She and Tiafoe exchanged thumbs-ups with each other while shouting Tiafoe’s name. Michelle was sitting in a front-row seat behind one of the baselines to cheer for Tiafoe.

Earlier, Tiafoe became the first man from his country to reach the semifinals of the US Open since 2006. Additionally, he was also the first black man from the United States to reach this stage of the tournament since Arthur Ashe in 1972.
What is the status of the Frances Tiafoe vs Carlos Alcaraz match?

At the time of writing this article, both Alcaraz andhada set apiece. However, the Spaniard broke Tiafoe’s serve early in the third set to gain an upper hand in the match. While Tiafoe had to work hard to win the opening set in the tiebreaker, came back strongly to level the match by winning the second set 6-3.

With some big wins over the likes of Rafael Nadal early in the tournament, Tiafoe will be looking to win the first Grand Slam title of his career. It will indeed be a dream-come-true moment for him, winning the biggest title of his career in front of his home crowd.