The Twitterverse was buzzing after Junior Tennis Champions Center’s Francis Tiafoe secured a historic Orange Bowl victory. Here is a sampling of those tweets:
Inspiring look back at how he was trained @TheJTCC in PG to become #1 today. Growing Up With a Home Advantage http://t.co/E6DNar5OuC
— Jim Handly (@JimHandly) December 15, 2013
Congrats to Francis Tiafoe (@TheJTCC), the youngest @OrangeBwlTennis boys’ champ! Past winners: @RogerFederer, @AndyRoddick, #McEnroe, #Borg
— Washington Kastles (@WashKastles) December 15, 2013
With Tiafoe’s victory, worth tipping a cap to Ray Benton and @TheJTCC in College Park, MD — producing an inordinate number of winners now.
— Brett Haber (@BrettHaber) December 15, 2013
Past @OrangeBwlTennis winners include #Federer, Evert, Borg, McEnroe, Lendl, MJ Fernandez, Sabatini, Roddick, Courier. So it’s a big deal…
— Erin Bruehl (@ErinBruehl) December 15, 2013
This balla just won Orange Bowl @ 15yrs old!it was totally that 1 time I hit w u,Francis!so proud,superstar! pic.twitter.com/TNKifah34Y
— Alison Riske (@Riske4rewards) December 15, 2013
Congrats to 15yo Francis Tiafoe for capturing the boys’ 18s title @OrangeBwlTennis over fellow American Stefan Kozlov. RT for U.S. #tennis!
— USTA (@usta) December 15, 2013
francis Tiafoe is a big time talent and there is no doubt he has very big ATP potenial, movement for his age is off the charts
— Brad Gilbert (@bgtennisnation) December 15, 2013
15-yo Francis Tiafoe becomes youngest player in history to win 18s Orange Bowl d. Stefan Kozlov. Past winners incl Federer, Roddick, Courier
— Romi Cvitkovic (@RomiCvitkovic) December 15, 2013
Congrats to Frances Tiafoe aka “big foe” on winning Orange Bowl! Great effort by him!!!
— Mitchell Frank (@MitchellHFrank) December 15, 2013
At age 15, Francis Tiafoe wins all-US final and is youngest winner ever in Orange Bowl Boys 18s. One to watch for future #tennis
— Christopher Clarey (@christophclarey) December 15, 2013
US tennis fans, meet Francis Tiafoe, 15-year-old winner of the Orange Bowl 18s today: http://t.co/6uanZSH7x9
— Steve Tignor (@SteveTignor) December 15, 2013
Top coach Nick Saviano who is not given to hyperbole says 15-yr-old Francis Tiafoe of Maryland is future Top10.
— Richard Ingham Evans (@Ringham7) December 15, 2013