Milliam, Lago share PPS spotlight
Alexa Milliam strung up three victories while Sal Andrei Lago nailed two titles as they dominated the Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala Citigreen regional age group tennis tournament at Citigreen-Alta Vista-La Paloma tennis courts in Cebu on Monday.
Milliam, 12, trampled Tiffany Nocos, 6-2, 6-3, to top her age-group, then flashed top form in taking two more crowns in the higher division of the Group 2 tournament.
The rising star from St. Michael Academy in Pontevedra, Negros Occidental trounced Mae Repollo, 6-1, 7-5, for the 14-U crown and stunned top seed Elizabeth Abarquez,
4-6, 6-3, 10-7, in the 16-U finals.
Lago, also a 12-year-old find from Sogod, Leyte, upset top seed Cesar Salimbangon in the semifinals, 6-4, 4-6, 10-2, and dominated Eric Longakit, 6-3, 6-1, to capture the boys’ 14-U plum.
Earlier, Lago also stunned No. 1 Khenz Justiniani, 6-3, 6-0, in the semifinals, and whipped Mitch Largo, 6-2, 6-1, in the 12-U finals.
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