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In the photo in the post above, along with Elvina Kalieva, that is her father (left), and her coach (right). Kalieva's parents are from Uzbekistan, but she was born in New York. When she was eleven, she moved to train in Florida where she is based now.
 

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The Boys final was marred by a serious case of Natan Rodrigues overheating after the end of the first set. He called for a physio, and was in pain. He then slowly walked off the court, up the stairs, and towards the locker room, but apparently collapsed just before getting there. He was treated for what looked like serious heat exhaustion for about 20 minutes before being transported to a local hospital. It was later reported that he had received an electrolytes IV, that he was feeling better, and was recovering in hospital.

Edit: Thankfully, Natan appears to have made a full recovery and played in a tournament in Brasilia two days afterwards winning easily.

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Hanwen Li (CHN) defeated Natan Rodrigues (BRA) 6-4 (retired) in the 18 Boys singles final.

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Hanwen Li (CHN) - 18 Boys Singles Champion - Banana Bowl
 

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Elvina Kalieva (USA) defeated Leyre Romero Gormaz (ESP) 6-1, 1-6, 6-3

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Elvina Kalieva (USA) - 18 Girls Singles Champion

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Elvina Kalieva (USA) - 18 Girls Singles Champion - Banana Bowl
 

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Kalieva stormed out to an easy 6-1 first set against Romero Gormaz with some powerful and well placed ground strokes. Romero Gormaz fought back in the 2nd set with some effective drop shots and deep lobs which Kalieva sometimes had trouble dealing with. Kalieva seemed to lose her focus in that 2nd set and Romero Gormaz equalized winning the 2nd set 6-1. After the break, Kalieva was more focused and confident and took control of the 3rd set with an early lead. Romero Gormaz wasn't finished though, and she put up a good fight, battling it out with Kalieva in some well-disputed rallies. In the end Kalieva won some key points and her lead in the 3rd set was too much for Romero Gormaz to overcome as Kalieva took the 3rd and deciding set 6-3.

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Elvina Kalieva (USA) Winner & Leyre Romero Gormaz (ESP) Runner Up
 
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