3 double winners in Philta age group regionals
Luke Flores, Angelo Mejia and Shyryn Salazar pulled off golden doubles in their respective categories in Dumalag, Capiz, last week, the kickoff leg of the Philta-Palawan Pawnshop regional age-group tennis championships.
Flores stunned top seed Emmanuela Fuellas, 6-4, 1-6, 10-4, for the 16-under title then trouncef Robert Labris, 6-1, 6-3, in the 18-under final.
Mejia blanked Marben Mosquera, 6-0, 6-0, for the 10-under unisex title then beat Nino Buenvenida, 6-2, 6-4, in the boys’ 12-under championship.
Salazar bested top seed Averille Sacapano, 6-3, 6-3, in the girls’ 12-under division, and Keana de Asis, 6-0, 6-4, in the 14-under.
In girls’ 16-under, Keannu Flores repulsed Toni Rose Raymundo, 2-6, 6-1, 10-7 for the title.