PHL thrashes Singapore in world juniors tennis in New Delhi

MANILA-- The Philippines kept its winning form on Thursday, beating Singapore, 3-0, in the play-off for the first to second places in the World Juniors Tennis Championship Asia/Oceania Zone Pre-Qualifying event in New Delhi, India.

Maria Carmencita Carlos, a Grade 6 student at Keys School Manila, scored a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Clare Cheng; Alexandra Eala defeated Trisha Mulanoi, 6-0, 6-0; while Lucena City's Amanda Gabrielle Zoleta and Eala downed Deanne Choo and Cheng, 6-1, 6-0, in their best-of-three tie held at the R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex.

The Philippines will face Jordan for the top spot. Jordan had earlier defeated Kyrgyzstan, 3-0.

Kyrgyzstan and Singapore will face off for the third and fourth places.

All four teams will join Australia and New Zealand in the Final Qualifying slated on March 20 to April 1 in Bangkok, Thailand.

The top two teams after the Final Qualifying will play in the World Group Finals that will take place in Prostejov, Czech Republic.

Source: Philippines News Agency