Dunlop Junior tourney games begin in Toril-A A +A
Thursday, December 26, 2013
DUNLOP SPORTJunior Tennis Tournament 2013 set off yesterday at Toril Tennis Club, Davao City with a total of 130 participating tennis players from the cities of Davao, Mati, Tagum, Digos, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Kidapawan and Metro Manila.
Players witnessed action as the battle started yesterday in the different categories: 10-and-under unisex, 12, 14, 16, 18 and under, boys and girls.
In the initial result for the 12-and-under boys category, Roy Angelo Padilla from Mati, Davao Oriental won over Duke Silva with a score of 8-3. Valen Selana defeated Renzo Macalos, 8-3, while Van Aragones won against Carl Calixto with a close 8-7 in the same category.
For 10-under unisex, John David Velez decmiated Kian Cachuela, 8-0, while Andrei Padao defeated Teresa Nacito with a scoreline of 8-5.
Lordrens Pacheco overcame Fernandson Lance Bajada, 8-1 in 14-and-under boys while in 16-under boys, Lorenz Gabuteros defeated Yusop Macabalang, 8-6.
The tournament is in a straight eight format and the first player who gets a score of eight in each bracket, wins. Each player needs to get four wins to advance to the final round on Sunday and win sporting goods from Dunlop Sport. (Merle Dawn S. Comidoy)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on December 27, 2013.