Taylor Fritz burst onto the tennis scene at the 2016 Memphis Open, where he reached the finals as a teenager before falling to Kei Nishikori. The finals appearance in Memphis propelled Fritz to a career-high ranking of #53 in the world. Fritz followed-up his strong performance in Memphis by making the quarterfinals in Atlanta and Acapulco, finishing with 15 match wins in his first full season on Tour. Fritz will look to defend his Memphis Open finals appearance in 2017.