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Daunting task for PH in Davis Cup

Daunting task for PH in Davis Cup

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Southeast Asian Games gold medalists Francis Casey Alcantara and Jeson Patrombon spearhead the Philippine Davis Cup team which faces a daunting task against a Greek squad boasting of world No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas in their World Group II playoff tie next month. The best-of-five, two-day affair will be held from March 6 […]

Pete Rafael Bandala came away with a pair of lopsided wins in boys’ singles then sustained his fiery form to match his output in doubles play in the PPS-PEPP Mayor Labadlabad National age group tournament in Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte over the weekend. The rising star from Dipolog City swept his way to the 10-unisex championship […]

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World No. 6 Tsitsipas may face PH Cuppers next month

By Kristel Satumbaga     If plans push through, Filipinos will get the chance to know how good world No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas is when the Philippine team members battle the Greeks in the Davis Cup World Group II playoffs on March 6 to 7 at the Philippine Columbian Association claycourt in Paco, Manila. The […]

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Padilla out to sustain run in Sindangan

Judy Ann Padilla sets out for another two-title romp while Sydney Enriquez seeks to dominate the premier side in the PPS-PEPP Mayor Labadlabad National age group tournament, which got going yesterday (Saturday) at the Sindangan Tennis Courts in Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte. Padilla, 14, trampled her rivals with superb all-around game to fashion out a […]

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Velez, Padilla  humble rivals at Ozamiz City netfest

John David Velez and Judy Ann Padilla scored a pair of victories to lead the winners in the PPS-PEPP Mayor Oaminal national age group tournament at the Asenso tennis courts in Ozamiz City last weekend. Velez, 16, outclassed Brent Cortes, 6-4, 6-2, to rule his age bracket then hacked out a 7-6 (4), 3-4 (ret.) […]

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Ledama, Uy  lead ‘Top 8’  junior winners in San Carlos City netfest

Nilo Ledama and Paula Uy wore down their respective rivals and came away with a pair of abbreviated victories in the premier division of the PPS-PEPP Mayor Rene Gustilo Cup UTP Top 8 Juniors tournament at Sacata Tennis Club in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental last week. Ledama, the Zambo del Sur ace who swept […]

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