Taylor Fritz Bio: Tennis, Coach, Son & Net Worth

Taylor Harry Fritz, aka Taylor Fritz, is an emerging American tennis star raised by former tennis professionals.

He is also the youngest lad of “Guy Henry Fritz” and former professional tennis player Kathy May Fritz.

Tennis is in his blood, as he is from a family with a tennis culture followed by his father and mother. Fritz participated in junior tennis events; later, he ended up landing in professional events.

He turned into a professional player in tennis after the year 2015. Meanwhile, he was a participant in junior events in 2013 and a semifinalist and the winner in events in 2014.

Taylor Henry Fritz

At 17, Fritz boosts his ATP ranking straight down from 600 to 250. Then, he became the second-fastest American to reach ATP Final just in his third career event.

Besides his tennis career, let’s review the quick facts about the talented young tennis personnel.

Quick Facts

Full NameTaylor Harry Fritz
Birth DateOctober 28, 1997
Birth PlaceRancho Santa Fe, CA, USA
ResidentRancho Palos Verdes, CA, USA
EducationHigh School
Father’s NameGuy Henry Fritz
Mother’s NameKathy May Fritz
SiblingsBrothers: Chris Paben, Kyle Paben
Age24 Years Old
HeightSix feet, 4 inches. (193 cm)
Weight86 Kg (190 Lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorHazrownel B
WifeRaquel Pedraza(Ex-Wife)
SonJordan Fritz
GirlfriendRaquel Pedraza(Ex)
ProfessionProfessional Tennis Player
Net Worth$3 Million
Followers        Instagram-118k ,Twitter-25.1k
HobbiesTennis, Music, E-Sports.
PlaysRight-handed, Backhanded, & two Handed
CoachPaul Annacone, David Nainkin
Style of PlayAggressive, Attacking
Career Record (Single)91–92 (49.7% in ATP Tour, Grand Slam main draw matches, and Davis Cup)
Career Record(Double)Double-21–29 (42.0% in ATP Tour Grand Slam main draw matches and Davis Cup)
Highest RankingSingle-24,Double-120
Current RankingSingle-29,Double-124
AccomplishmentRank 1 in East Bourne(Outdoor/Grass)2019
Social MediaTwitter, Instagram
Tennis Merch Shoes, Bags, Rackets
Last UpdateJuly, 2022

Taylor Fritz | Early Life, Family & Education

The famous tennis player Taylor Fritz was born on October 28, 1997, in Rancho Santa Fe, CA, in the USA, to his parents Guy Henry Fritz and Kathy May Fritz.

He has two elder maternal half-brothers named Chris Paben, a fitness trainer, and Kyle Paben.

Fritz started playing tennis, following in his parents’ footsteps as professional tennis players. The American-born grew up with his two brothers in Rancho Santa Fe, where he won CIF single title.

His father, Guy Henry Fritz, was the US Olympic development Coach of 2016 and participated in several professional tennis matches.

Similarly, her mother, Kathy May Fritz, was world number 10 in tennis in 1977 and successfully won 7 WTA singles titles during her professional tennis career.

Taylor Fritz with his Father and Mother at an early age.

He attended Torrey Pines High school in terms of his academic qualification, and there he won CIF single title in San Diego.

Furthermore, In the second year of high school, he switched to an online high school, which allowed him to play ITF Junior full-time events.

Taylor Fritz | Age and Body Measurements

Fritz is currently 24 Years Old as he was born on October 8, 1997.  He is Scorpio, according to his birth chart.

According to his horoscope, Scorpio is a passionate and assertive person who is determined and decisive. Likewise, his passion and determination for tennis made him establish his tennis career.

He possesses tall physics with a height of 6 feet and 4 inches, whereas he weighs around the mass of 86 kilograms.

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Taylor Fritz | Tennis Career

Junior Career

Taylor took participation in ITF events just after he crossed 15 years. His junior career started in 2013 by playing low-level grade 4 tournaments, and later at the age of 16, he started playing 2013 US open Junior.

In 2014 he participated in Junior Wimbledon, where he managed to reach the semifinals. Likewise, in the same year, he won his first “Grade A” tournament in Osaka Mayor’s Cup.

Taylor reached at least at quarterfinals in different junior grand slam tournaments in 2015, including French Open and US Open Tournament.

Meanwhile, he lost the French Open’s final with Tommy Paul, whereas he won the US Open’s final, defeating Tommy Paul.

Taylor Fritz during his Early Career

The grand slam junior tournament’s success helped him achieve the “2015 ITF Junior World Champion” with number 1.

He became the first American to hold this title after Donald young in 2005 and Andy Roddick in 2000.

Challenger Tour

After a successful junior career, Taylor competes by receiving wild card entry in his first ATP Tournament in Nottingham.

And there, he became successful in booking his first-ever ATP Match victory against Pablo Carreno Busta.

Taylor managed to gain ATP ranking below from 600s to above 250s by winning multiple challenger tour titles.

Thus, he became the 9th player to achieve victory in multiple challenger tour titles at just 17.

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First ATP Final

Taylor reached the final in his first tournament of 2016 against Dudi Sela at Happy Valley. He won the final against Dudi Sela, a 100-ranked player, and managed to lift his ranking up to 150s.

At his First ATP tournament of 2016 at Memphis, Taylor was awarded a wild card, then he knocked off 29s ranked player Steve Johnson.

Taylor became the fastest and youngest American to reach ATP Final since John Isner and Michael Chang in 1988 with the victory against Richards Berankis in the semifinals.

Unfortunately, he lost with the top 10 players and defending champion Kei Nishikori in the Final event three times.

 In his first ATP 500 event, he managed to book his seat in Quarter-finals in Acapulco. Taylor successfully got an entry entering the top 100 ranks for the first time in February 2016.

Taylor lost with Roger Federer at Stuttgart by a close three-set on grass court. Meanwhile, in the US Open, he lost to Jack Sock in the first round of the grand slam in five sets.

Hence in 2016, he touched his highest rank up to no. 53 and won ATP stars of tomorrow for being the youngest player inside the top 100 at just 19 years.

Grand Slam Win

Taylor succeeds in achieving victory against the top 10 players in the second round at Indian Wells.

In his 7th grand slam event, he won his first grand slam match against Marcos Bhagdatis at US Open 2017.

Continued Success

In January 2018, Taylor successfully reached two challenger finals, where he lost to Noah Rubin in the Australian Open. Meanwhile, he won his first challenger title in Newport Beach.

In the semifinals at US Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston, Taylor defeated Ryan Harrison and Jack Sock, while he lost against Steve Johnson.

By defeating Mischa Zverev and Jason Kubler, Taylor reached his first Grand Slam third Round in US Open, where he got beaten by Dominic Thiem in four sets.

Hence, he had a good start in the 2018 season overall with the new improvement in number 47 with Coach Paul Annacone.

First ATP Title

At the Australian Open, Taylor made up to the third round and got defeated by Roger Federer in 3 sets.

Whereas he won his first ATP title against Sam Querrey in 3 sets at the East Bourne International tournament in June 2019.

Winning First ATP Title in Eastbourne

In the US Open, Taylor lost to Feliciano Lopez in the first round but still managed to be seeded 26th, his first Grand Slam Seeding.

Likewise, in the third annual Laver Cup, Taylor represented Team World in Geneva, where he lost against Stefanos Tsitsipas by 2-6, 6-1, 7-10 but won in the final by 7-5,6-7(3), 10-5 by defeating Dominic Thiem.

ATP 500 Final

In 2020, Taylor Fritz began his season representing the USA in the inaugural ATP Cup. Unluckily his team didn’t make it up to the finals, being knocked out from the robin stage.

Similarly, In the Australian Open in 2020, he defeated Kevin Anderson in five sets. However, he got defeated later by finalist Dominic Thiem.

He Successfully reached ATP 500 Final in 2020 in Acapulco. Consequently, he got defeated by Rafael Nadal in the final, being limited to satisfy from runner-up with a new career ranking of no 24.

Again in US Open 2020, he defeated Dominik Koepfer and Gilles Simon and defeated Denis Shapovalov. Similarly, he defeated Tomas Machac and Radu Albot and got beaten by Lorenzo Sonego in French Open 2020.

Learn more about his career stats on ATP Tour.

Taylor Fritz | Personal Life, Marriage, and Kids

Taylor got married to Raquel Pedraza on July 7, 2016, at just the age of 18. Raquel was his longtime girlfriend and also a tennis player.

After dating for more than two years, he proposed to Raquel under Eiffel Tower in Paris. And they got married in a church in Rancho Santa Fe, California, USA.

Similarly, in January 2017, he became a father for the first time. He had a son who was named Jordan Fritz.

Taylor Fritz with his Son Jordan and Wife Raquel Pedraza

Later in 2019, the couple got divorced due to various reasons. According to him, Fritz wants to concentrate on tennis and improve his tennis career and ranking, which he cannot do in his married life.

Taylor Fritz | Net Worth and Endorsements

Besides his marriage affairs, Taylor also has been engaging in modeling for different brands.

He has been featured in several fashion magazines and has also been promoting brands like Mindful Chef, Jack Black Men’s Skincare, and Diesel. He is also a fund of E-sports and loves to spend time playing FIFA.

In terms of Net Worth, it is estimated that he has a Net Worth of more than $3 million as he earns the most from his tennis career, along with prize money and sponsor bonuses.

He has also invested in an E-Sport brand ReKTGlobal as well as famous brands Nike and Rolex.

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Social Media Presence

The talented Tennis personality is present on different social media like Twitter and Instagram. He has numerous posts on social media with a huge number of fans following.

Taylor is available on Instagram as taylor_fritz and has huge numbers of follower count of 118k. Similarly, his Twitter account @Taylor_Fritz97 also has massive followers with a count of 25K.

Also, Taylor posts about his recent holidays, family, Information, and news related to tennis and promotes various brands and products on social media.

Taylor Fritz | FAQs 

What is Taylor fritz current ATP ranking?

His Current ATP ranking in singles is 30, and doubles are 124.

Between Taylor Fritz and Emil Ruusuvuori, who won the St. Petersburg

Between Taylor Fritz and Emil Ruusuvuori, Taylor took home the title in 2021. 

Who is Taylor Fritz’s favorite Tennis player?

He considers Juan Martin Del Potro his tennis idol.

Who won Taylor Fritz vs. Cameron Norrie?

At the ATP Cup Australia 2022, Fritz won against Norrie. 

According to Taylor Fritz, which forehand grip is effective?

According to the tennis player, the easter grip is effective. 

Who won the ATP Masters 1000 Rome Italy in 2021?

Taylor won against Daniel Evans at the ATP Masters 1000 Rome Italy in 2021.

Is Taylor Fritz in E-Sports?

Taylor Fritz spends time playing different E-sports, especially FIFA. He has also invested in the E-Sport company ReTKGlobal.

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