Tennis: Tiafoe Rips Into Fourth Round With LeBron James-Inspired Celebration

www.oann.com | 1/16/2019 | Staff
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Young American Frances Tiafoe has attributed his entertaining post-match celebrations to basketballer LeBron James after extending his stellar run at the Australian Open with a 6-7(3) 6-3 4-6 6-4 6-3 third round victory against Italian veteran Andreas Seppi on Friday.

Tiafoe, who turns 21 on Sunday, has become a crowd favorite in Australia because of his shirt-ripping, fist-pumping routines which he said are spontaneous, but inspired by the basketball great.

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“Just try to bring something in tennis,” he said.

“Obviously you guys know I’m a big basketball fan. Love the team celebrations.”

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Asked by reporters after his match what he liked about the Los Angeles Lakers star, Tiafoe responded: “What don’t you like about LeBron?”

Brimming with confidence after dispatching fifth seed Kevin Anderson in the second round, Tiafoe came from two sets to one down on Friday in...
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