The Copa del Cafè (Coffee Bowl) is an ITF Grade 1 Tournament with the feel and excitement of the Grand Slam and Grade A junior tournaments that take place every year, and which are played by the best ranked junior players in the world. www.copacafe.com
The Coffee Bowl is part of a junior circuit backed by the International Tennis Federation and supported by the tennis federations of many tennis rich countries. Our tournament is by far the oldest junior tournament in Latin America and every year the Coffee Bowl receives entries from more than 40 countries. Our record was 48 countries, achieved in 2008. We have televised night play every day selling out our stadium for several nights of the week`s play, and averaging over 3,000 spectators each day.
Famous tennis players, many of them well known professionals now or in the past, have honored us over the years with their play on the courts of the Costa Rica Country Club. A list of some of our more famous alumni and their country of origin is a list of world tennis during the past 40 years.