Orange Bowl (tennis)


Orange Bowl (tennis)

The Orange Bowl is an ITF World Junior championships event, and is widely recognized as one of the most important junior tennis championships in the world [ cite web|url=http://www.jrorangebowl.com/Events-index-id-20-g_id-20.html|title=http://www.jrorangebowl.com/Events-index-id-20-g_id-20.html] . Established in 1962, the tournament consists of Boys' and Girls' 12 and 14-year-old age divisions, and takes place during December in varying locations in and around Miami and Coral Gables, Florida. Over the years the draw has included several great players who have gone on to gain stardom on the professional circuit. Tennis greats Chris Evert, Jimmy Connors, Mary Joe Fernandez, Monica Seles, Marcelo Rios, Andre Agassi, Steffi Graf and Roger Federer have all played in the tournament.

2006 Champions

*Boys' 12s: flagicon|USA Reo Asami
*Girls' 12s: flagicon|GBR Jessica Ren
*Boys' 14s: flagicon|AUS Bernard Tomic
*Girls' 14s: flagicon|BLR Hanna Orlik

Past winners and finalists

Boys' Singles

*1962 Stanley Pasarell, Puerto Rico / Richard Stockton, USA (6-0,3-6,6-3)
*1963 Richard Stockton, USA / Antonio Ortiz, Puerto Rico (4-6,6-3,6-1)
*1964 Richard Stockton, USA / Bill Colson, USA (6-4,6-4)
*1965 Eddie Dibbs, USA / Jimmy Connors, USA (6-2,2-6,6-4)
*1966 Alexander Mayer, USA / Harold Solomon, USA (6-4,6-4)
*1967 Emilio Montano, Mexico / Ricky Fagel, USA (8-6,3-6,7-5)
*1968 John Whitlinger, USA / Gary Reiner, USA (6-0,6-0)
*1969 Billy Martin, USA / Trey Waltke, USA (6-4,2-6,6-4)
*1970 Hans Gildemeister, Chile / Richard Finger, USA (6-3,3-6,7-6)
*1971 Walter Lentz, USA / Cameron Corse, USA (6-0,7-5)
*1972 Van Winitsky, USA / Larry Gottfried (6-3,6-4)
*1973 Blaine Willenborg, USA / Celso Sacomondi, Brazil (6-3,6-0)
*1974 Billy Nealson, USA / John Kennedy, USA (6-3,2-6,6-1)
*1975 Bruce Brescia, USA / Ben Testerman, USA (6-4,6-4)
*1976 Bruce Pompan, USA / Michael Robertson, South Africa (7-5,6-4)
*1977 Roberto Arguello, Argentina / Renato Joaquin, Brazil (6-1,3-6,6-2)
*1978 Carlos Chabalgoity, Brazil / Ricardo Accioly , Brazil (6-2,4-6,6-4)
*1979 Jose Fernandez, Chile / Ulf Fisher, West Germany (6-3,6-3)
*1980 Olivier Caya, France / Jay Berger, USA (6-1,6-1)
*1981 Bruno Oresar, Yugoslavia / Chris Allgardh, Sweden (DEF)
*1982 Kent Carlsson, Sweden / Al Parker, USA (6-3,6-3)
*1983 Eduardo Valez, Mexico / Andre Agassi, USA (6-3,6-7,7-5)
*1984 Nicolas Pereira, Venezuela / Jim Courier, USA (7-6,6-3)
*1985 Nicklaus Kulti, Sweden / Hector Naveres, Puerto Rico (7-6,6-3)
*1986 Frank Salazar, USA / Thomas Ho, USA (4-6,6-4,6-1)
*1987 Thomas Ho, USA / Marcelo Saliola, Brazil (6-3,6-2)
*1988 Vincent Spadea, USA / Lucas Arnold, Argentina (6-0,3-6,6-0)
*1989 Filip Kascak, Czechoslavakia / David Skoch, Czechoslovakia (3-6,6-3,6-2)
*1990 Magnus Norman, Sweden / David Skoch, Czechoslovakia (3-6,6-4,7-6(7-4))
*1991 Jamie Delgado, England / Gustavo Cavallaro, Argentina (6-3,6-3)
*1992 Tommy Haas, Germany / Alberto Martin, Spain (6-3,6-0)
*1993 Jean-René Lisnard, France / Daniel Elsner, Germany (6-3,6-3)
*1994 Artem Derepasko, Russia / Fernando Gonzalez, Chile (6-2,6-1)
*1995 Olivier Rochus, Belgium / Simon Dickson, Great Britain (6-2,6-1)
*1996 Paul-Henri Mathieu, France / Todor Enev, Bulgaria (6-3,3-6,7-5)
*1997 Stephane Bohli, Switzerland / Michael Ali-Cayol, France (6-2,7-6)
*1998 Janko Tipsarevic, Yugoslavia / Yeu-Tzuoo Wang, Taipei (6-3,6-1)
*1999 Yeu-Tzuoo Wang, Taipei / Guillermo Hormazabal, Chile (6-2,6-1)
*2000 Artem Sitak, Russia / Sebastian Rieschick, Germany (6-4,6-3)
*2001 Clancy Shields, USA / Alex Kuznetsov, USA (3-6,6-3,6-1)
*2002 Juan Martin Del Potro, Argentina / Pavel Tchekhov, Russia (6-2,7-6(5))
*2003 Roberto Maytin, Venezuela / Kei Nishikori, Japan (5-7,6-2,6-3)
*2004 Ricardas Berankis, Lithuania / Chase Buchanan, USA
*2005 Rhyne Williams, USA / Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria
*2006 Bernard Tomic, Australia / David Souto, Venezuela
*2007 George Morgan, Great Britain / Spencer Newman, USA (3-6,6-3,7-5)

Girls' Singles

*1980 Andrea Temesvári, Hungary / Nelge Dias, Brazil (6-1,6-1)
*1981 Manuela Maleeva, Bulgaria / Jo Lewis, Great Britain (3-6,6-3,6-4)
*1982 Stephanie Rehe, USA / Niurka Sodupe, USA (2-6,6-3,6-3)
*1983 Mary Joe Fernandez, USA / Susan Sloane (6-3,6-3)
*1984 Caryn Moss, USA / Shiho Okada, Japan (6-3,6-3)
*1985 Luanne Spadea, USA / Dierde Herman, USA (6-3,6-3)
*1986 Laxmi Poruri, USA / Monica Seles, Yugoslavia (6-2,6-3)
*1987 Shi-Ting Wang, Taiwan / Koaru Shibata, Japan (6-4,6-1)
*1988 Nicole Hummel, USA / Sandra Cacic, USA (7-6,7-5,6-4)
*1989 Marketa Kochta, West Germany / Seong-heul Park, Korea (4-6,7-5,6-0)
*1990 Heike Rusch, Germany / Anne Pastor, France (7-6(7-4),6-2)
*1991 Francesca Bentivoglio, Italy / Francesca Lubiani, Italy (7-5,3-6,6-3)
*1992 Amelia Castera, France / Mary White, USA (6-3,6-2)
*1993 Carolina Jagieniak, France / Amélie Mauresmo, France (6-2,6-2)
*1994 Jessica Lenhoff, USA / Elodie Lebescond, France (2-6,6-2,6-1)
*1995 Katerina Srebotnik, Slovenia / Zsofia Gubacsi, Hungary (6-2,6-1)
*1996 Justine Henin, Belgium / Ielena Pandzic, Croatia (6-1,3-6,6-1)
*1997 Jelena Pandzic, Croatia / Roberta Vinci, Italy (6-2,6-4)
*1998 Melissa Torres, Mexico / Lenka Dlhopolcova, Slovakia (6-4,6-2)
*1999 Matea Mezak, Croatia / Daria Kustova, Bulgaria (6-1,7-5)
*2000 Nicole Pitts, USA / Morena de Bernardi, Italy (6-1,4-6,6-3)
*2001 Shahar Pe'er, Israel / Jenni-Lee Heinser, USA (6-3,7-5)
*2002 Volha Havartsova, Belarus / Lindsay Burdette, USA (6-2,6-4)
*2003 Sorana Cîrstea, Romania / Sharon Fichman, Canada (6-4,2-6,6-4)
*2004 Tamira Paszek, Austria / Krista Damico, USA
*2005 Viktoriya Kamenskaya, Russia / Gail Brodsky, USA
*2006 Hanna Orlik, Belarus / Christina McHale, USA
*2007 Iveta Dapkule, Lithuania / Monica Puig, USA (6-0,6-4)

ee also

*Junior Orange Bowl

References


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