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Rampant top seeds in q’finals

/ 11:41 PM December 18, 2012

Top seed Marcen Gonzales and No. 2 Dave Mosqueda stormed into the quarterfinals of the boys’ 16-and-under class with straight-set wins while fancied Roxanne Resma and Erika Manduriao gained in the ladies side of the Philippine Sports Commission-Philta Age-Group Tennis Championships at Rizal Memorial Tennis Center yesterday.

Marcen whipped Ivan Gonzales, 6-1, 6-0, to set a last-eight duel with No. 7 Jose Nicholas Cano, who downed Jeremiah Bayna, 6-3, 6-4, while Mosqueda routed Jan Seno, 6-0, 6-2, and will next face Daniel Villaseñor, who blanked Edward Baig, 6-0, 6-0.

Fifth seed Jeremiah Latorre bested Gio Chakas, 6-2, 6-1, to also advance along with Betto Orendain, who shut out Emmanuel Vacallares, 6-0, 6-0, and fourth seed Kyle Joseph who thwarted Jerome Romualdez, 6-4, 6-3, in the week-long event with Dunlop Fort as official ball.


Resma, meanwhile, launched her title drive in the girls’ 16-and-under with an emphatic 6-0, 6-0 romp over Bianca Catoto while Manduriao rallied past Mariz Gonzales, 3-6, 7-6 (7-3), 7-5.

Resma also drew an opening round bye in the premier 18-U class and will take on Nicole Amistad, who routed Steffi Del Rosario, 6-3, 6-0.

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