Indian Wells Tennis Garden
March 25 - April 1, 2023
The action is ramping up at one of the nation’s premier junior tournaments with the 2023 FILA Easter Bowl reaching its final rounds. See key results from Wednesday’s play in Indian Wells.
Boys’ 12U and 14U Singles Championship Matches Are Set
It was a pair of young Georgia natives who stole the show at the Boys’ 12U and 14U semifinals on Wednesday with Sewanee’s Jason Eigbedion (12U) and Alpharetta’s Ryan Cozad (14U) earning the right to compete for their first-ever FILA Easter Bowl titles. Eigbedion soared past Luca Queiroz 6-1, 6-1 on Wednesday while Cozad took care of business 6-2, 6-2 as the Peachtree State boys shined in the California desert.
The 12U final will take place Thursday at 11:30am with Eigbedion taking on Texas’ Advay Singh. The 14U final will also take place at 11:30am Thursday with Cozad up against Southern California hopeful Roshan Santhosh of Thousand Oaks.
Girls’ 12U and 14U Singles Final Matches Take Shape
The title matches are also set for the Girls’ 12U and 14U divisions on Thursday with four promising young talents prevailing in the semifinals on Wednesday.
For the 14U title, No. 2 seed Nancy Lee of Belmont, Massachusetts will take on No. 5 seed Anita Tu of Jacksonville, Florida. For Girls’ 12U, it will be No. 4 seed Raya Kotseva of Las Vegas vs. Camilla Kostik of Long Island, New York looking to become first-time FILA Easter Bowl champions. Those championship matches will take place at 11:30am on Thursday.
Boys’ and Girls’ 18U Singles Rundown
Upsets continue to define the 2023 FILA Easter Bowl, and one of Wednesday’s biggest shocks came from Southern California native Krish Arora. The Georgia Tech commit stunned No. 3 seed Tygen Goldhammer on Wednesday in straight sets 6-2, 6-3 – earning his place in a Thursday quarterfinal showdown against Oakland’s Mitchell Lee. Arora, who is from Newport Beach, will have his hands full in this California showdown in the top half of the draw.
All sixteen remaining Girls’ 18U players were in action as well on Wednesday in what has proven to be the only singles draw so far where the favorites have thrived. No. 1 seed Valerie Glozman and No. 2 seed Tianmei Wang each booked their quarterfinal ticket with straight set victories.
Boys’ and Girls’ 16U Rundown
The Boys’ and Girls’ 16U singles competitions have also reached the final eight competitors in each draw. In the Girls’ draw, No. 1 seed Claire Hill of North Carolina has remained stout in her quest for FILA Easter Bowl glory. After being dragged to a tough three set match in the second round, Hill found her form on Wednesday with a dominant 6-1, 6-2 victory to earn a quarterfinal spot. On the Boys’ side, the title is completely up for grabs with all Top 3 seeds now knocked out of the draws.
The full round-by-round schedule of play for Thursday, Friday and Saturday can be found by clicking here, while full completed draws can be found here. The action will continue on Thursday live from Indian Wells.