Velez eyes another 2-title feat
Patricia Velez shoots for another pair of victories as she banners the Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala regional age group tennis tournament beginning Friday at M’lang Tennis Club in North Cotabato.
Velez swept the girls’ 16- and 18-and-under crowns in last week’s PPS-PEPP leg in Gen. Santos City and the Davao ace is again installed as the player to beat in the Group 3 event hosted by Mayor Joselito Piñol and presented by Technifibre.
Out to foil Velez’s repeat title bid are Nicole Bautista, Jane Binoya, Jazzelle Madis, Jon Nadela, Jaonne Gornes, Joy Diaz and Mae Delicano while Sultan Kudarat’s Minette Bentillo banners the 12-U and 14-U cast.
The Philippine Tennis Association-sanctioned event also drew participants from Koronadal, Tacurong, Sultan Kudarat, Digos, Malita, Kidapawan, Kabacan, Pikit and Glan.