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Bandala, Padilla seek to sustain run in PPS Liloy

The 10-year-old Bandala tries to make it two-in-row in the 10-unisex and 12-and-under categories which he ruled in emphatic fashion last week with the Dipolog star also going all-out to duplicate his two-title feat in doubles play of the Group 2 tournament

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Padilla out to sustain run in PPS Sindangan

Padilla, 14, trampled her rivals with superb all-around game to fashion out a pair of straight-set victories, including in the 16-and-under division of the Group 2 tournament in Ozamiz City last week, making the rising Ozamiz City star the top bet in the second leg of the Mindanao swing of the country’s longest-running talent-search.

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‘Best of the Best’ Jr Tennis under way

The field is made up of the top 8 players in nine age categories (boys and girls) from last year’s Unified Tennis Philippines ranking with each group divided into two sides. Play is round robin with the top two from each division facing off in the crossover semis with the winners disputing the crown.

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Top juniors clash in PPS Suarez Cup

Velez, who topped the Unified rankings in the 16-and-under division last year, now moves up to the premier 18-U side as top seed in the 32-player draw, confident but wary of his chances against a field that includes Cedrick Bravo, Venz Alforque and Vince Lominique.

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Onte, Bona sizzle in PPS Trenas netfest

Onte toppled top seed Aleeva Suace, 6-1, 6-0, in the girls’ 12-and-under finals then the rising local star crushed Dolores Hofileña, 6-2, 6-3, to pocket the 14-U diadem in the Group I tournament presented by Dunlop.