Semifinals are played on Friday, Day 5 of the Copa.

In the Boys Draw no. 10 seed Jeffrey WOLF of USA, ranked 97, continued to surprise higher seeds, defeating no. 3 Zeke CLARK (USA) by a score of 2-6, 6-2, 6-0. WOLF is for real and will be a threat in the final with his precision rocket groundstrokes. In the final he will meet no. 2 seed and ITF 16 ranked Ulises BLANCH (USA) who wore down the hard hitting but overmatched Juan Martin JALIF of Argentina in straight sets 6-4, 6-4. Unseeded JALIF had a great tournament but could not match the BRANCH firepower. On paper BRANCH has the edge in the final but WOLF should not be counted out.

In the Girls Singles Draw top seed Amanda ANISIMOVA (USA) with ITF ranking of 40 overcame the hard hitting no. 14 seed Ellie DOUGLAS of USA ranked 201. DOUGLAS was up a set and 4-0 in the second when ANISIMOVA came to life taking 13 of the next 14 games to win by 3-6, 7-5, 6-0. This was reminiscent of Amanda´s quarterfinal win over Malene HELGO where the Norwegian girl took the first set and was seemingly in charge until ANISIMOVA went into high gear. The other Girl finalist will be Hurricane Black, also 15 years old, who defeated her doubles partner Dominique SCHAEFER of Perú easily by a score of 6-1, 6-4. BLACK is a relentless defender who outlasts her opponents by returning practically every ball. The questions to be answered in the final are whether Hurricane will be able to return the ANISIMOVA laserlike groundstrokes and whether ANISIMOVA will be in low or high gear.

The Boys Doubles final will feature the tandems of no. 1 seeded Juan Carlos AGUILAR / Ulises BRANCH and the no. 7 seeded French team of Dan ADDED / Matteo MARTINEAU. BRANCH will thereby have double duty in two finals on Saturday. The Girls Double will feature the seventh seeded Italian duo of Federica BILARDI / Tatiana PIERI who easily dispatched their opponents today by 6-0, 6-1, and no. 6 seeded team of Norwegians Astrid BRUNE OLSEN / Malene HELGO who also won comfortably today 6-1, 6-1. All doubles teams in the finals practice and play together on a regular basis.

2018 Tournament Commentary

Results & Replays

2018 Coffee Bowl Finalists

Saturday, 20 / 1 / 2018
Time   Player

4:30pm
USA
USA
Govind NANDA
Tyler ZINK [1]
  USA
USA
Tomas KOPCZYNSKI [4]
Keenan MAYO
Night Play - Tickets
5:30pm USA
USA
Kylie COLLINS
Shelly YALOZ
  JPN
ISR
Natsumi KAWAGUCHI
Shavit KIMCHI
6:30pm COL Maria Camila OSORIO [1]
  USA Lea MA [7]
8:00pm USA Keenan MAYO [7]
  FRA Harold MAYOT
 
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