The No. 1 seed, who swept through the draw by winning every match in two sets, will face Bruno Soares of Brazil for the Eddie Herr trophy he has coveted for so long. Soares, the tournament’s No. 14 seed, beat Mexico’s Bruno Echagaray 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 Saturday to earn the shot at Enev.
Enev was the lone No. 1 seed in any division to make the final at the 2000 Ericsson Orange Bowl Championships. What makes the 18-year old Bulgarian so good?
an Enev victim in the quarterfinals, offers this perspective: “These
courts are not so fast and he’s a clay court player. He has a solid
serve, a perfect return and he runs so good. I only had maybe three of four
winners in my match against him. I think he’ll win.”