Cagayan de Oro’s Pagente advances in Andrada Cup netfest
By Jean T. Malanum
MANILA, Jan. 2 (PNA) -– Top seed Gennifer Pagente of Cagayan de Oro cruised into the next round of the 28th Andrada Cup Junior Tennis Championships after posting a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Justine Alvarado, 6-0, 6-0, on Monday at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center.
Pagente, double champion in the PSC-Philta event last December, will be up against No. 8 Justine Maneja, who scored a 6-3, 6-1 win over Lila Salvacion.
Other matches saw third seed Micaella Vicencio winning over Trish Romero, 6-0, 6-0, and unranked Crystal Mildwaters elimianating fourth seed Blanche Lagrisola, 6-1, 6-0.
Meanwhile, Julia Ignacio outplayed Frenchesca Elise Cruz, 6-4, 6-4; Kryshana Brazal rallied past Mica Ella Emana, 6-0, 2-6, 10-7; and Bettina Catoto downed Trish Romero, 6-0, 6-1 to advance in the next round of the Group 1 tournament supported by former Philta vice president Manuel Misa of Altamar Shipping, Thaddeus Sporting Goods and official ball Babolat.
In the boys’ 16-under division, Daniel Estanislao outplayed Lucas Fernandez, 6-3, 7-5; Jerome Ignacio prevailed over Keno Enriquez, 6-1, 6-0; and Jeremiah Macias IV won over Sam Mamaril, 6-2, 6-3.
Other winners were Shant Nuguit over Keno Enriquez, 6-1, 6-0 and Marco Macalintal over Ezequiel Jicutan, 3-6, 6-4, 10-6, in the boys’ 14-under category while in the boys’ 12-under category, the winners were Lance Fernandez over Joshua Diva, 6-2, 6-2; Sherwin Nuguit over Ethan Gunida, 6-0, 6-2; and Chad Cuizon over Kidlat Estogero, 6-3, 6-0. (PNA)