Im confused, whether I should open my fasts with dates or will any other fruit suffice?
Assalamualaikum, It is not obligatory to break the fast with dates but it is highly recommended by the Prophet.
Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is quoted as saying: “When one of you is fasting, he should break his fast with dates; but if he cannot get any, then (he should break his fast) with water, for water is purifying” (Abu Dawood: 975).
So, it is your free choice but dates is the best choice for breaking the fast.
Hope this answers your question...