By Jasmine W. Payo
Still the toast of tennis, National University completed another perfect UAAP season. The Bulldogs nipped the University of the Philippines Maroons, 3-2, in the finals Tuesday to capture their second straight men’s tennis championship at Philippine Columbian Association courts in Paco, Manila.
Ranking points and possible slots in the national pool are at stake when the week-long 25th Andrada Cup age group tennis championship kicks off on Monday at Rizal Memorial Tennis Center in Manila.
Second seed Jurence Mendoza breezed past Hong Kit Wong of Hong Kong yesterday, 6-1, 6-2, to reach the semifinals of boys’ tennis in the second Asian Youth Games.
MARIAN Capadocia and Jurence Mendoza toppled their respective rivals in straight sets as the Philippines remained on course of a rare sweep of the Phinma International Juniors Tennis Championships at Rizal Memorial Tennis Center yesterday.
By Cedelf P. Tupas
Fancied Filipino aces Jurence Mendoza and Maika Jae Tanpoco fashioned out contrasting victories yesterday to reach the second round of the Phinma International Juniors Tennis Championships at Rizal Memorial Tennis Center.