Francis Tiafoe becomes youngest Orange Bowl tourney champion
Francis Tiafoe became the youngest boys’ singles champion in the history of the Orange Bowl International, winning Sunday at 15.
Tiafoe, from College Park, Md., beat Stefan Kozlov of Pembroke Pines, Fla., 7-6 (3), 0-6, 6-3 in the first all-America Orange Bowl boys’ final since 2004. It also was the first time two 15-year-olds played each other in the singles final in the tournament’s 67-year history.
In the girls’ final, Russia’s Varvara Flink beat Serbia’s Ivana Jorovic 6-1, 2-6, 6-4.