3 Cebuano netters make finals

Date Published: January 28, 2018

THREE Cebuano netters are vying for the title in their respective categories after advancing to the championship round of the 12th Cebuana Lhuillier Age-Group Tennis Championship which is being played in three venues within Cebu City.

Tiffany Claire Nocos is on track to grab two titles in the Group 1 level tournament after she bagged two finals ticket via the 14 Under and 16 Under Girls categories.

David Ezra Sepulveda also has an opportunity to bag a title for the locals in the 8 Under Unisex, a category which is introduced for the first time in the Cebu leg.

Nocos bagged her finals ticket in the Under 16 Girls by besting fellow Cebuana Nichole dela Rita, 3-6, 6-1, 10-8 in the semifinals. She will be contesting the title against Rovie Baulete, who advanced at the expense of Shedel Aighey Gica of Cebu, 6-1, 6-1.

In the Under 14 Girls, Nocos barged into the final round with a straight set defeat of Kimberly McKenzie, 6-0, 6-2. She will face Corazon Lambonao for the title.

Sepulveda will try to grab the title against Carlisle Cuizon. He reached the finals at the expense of Rafa Earl Lorence Callao.

Source: cebudailynews.inquirer.net