Brent Sigmond Cortes Lanao’s Rising Tennis Star Reign 2 Titles Group 1 UTP Event

Date Published: January 31, 2018

TUBOD LANAO’S junior athlete, Brent Sigmond Cortes reign 2 titles series of 2018 Cebuana Lhuillier Age-Group Championship at CitiGreen tennis resort Cebu City, Philippines.

The 13-year-old Mindanaoan’s netter reign Brent Sigmond Cortes delegate from Tubod, Lanao Del Norte, seized 2 crowned titles 14 and 16-under boys category at CITIGreen Tennis Resort. The Cebu’s first junior big events clustered as group 1 series of 2018 Cebuana Lhuillier Age-Group Tennis Tournaments Jan 26-30 2018. Directed by Mario Inguito Craiz, with an official ball of Dunlop Philippines, sanctioned events by Unified Tennis Philippines(UTP).

Lanao’s junior cuppers, Brent Sigmond Cortes dropped Nash Agustines delegate from Oroqueta City, two sets of under-14 division score 7-5, 6-3 secured finals championship title.

Meanwhile, Cortes cruise past masterclass netter reign Stephen Zion Guia of Dipolog City two straight sets 6-1, 6-3 dominate the higher clash level, lift-up banner of 16-under boys category.

In 2017, Cortes bring home the two titles of 14-under gold and silver medals from Hat Yai – 100Plus International Junior Tennis Championships Thailand, and now he kicked-off 2018 50-leg 12th Cebuana Lhuillier Age-Group Tennis Championships in Cebu City.

On the other hand, Girls division engrave history of 1st group 1 junior tennis event in Cebu City. Especially country’s rank #3 seeded Elsie Abarquez from Car-Car Cebu showed no mercy with respect to her fellow tennis mate Pherl Bless Coderos score 6-2, 6-2 at 18-under girls clash.

Event Organizer said; “After the successful kick-off event in Cebu City, we are moving to Iloilo City and Iba, Zambales. Both are Group 2 sanctioned events by Unified Tennis Philippines. ULTRA Tennis Association is hosting our leg in Iloilo while Iba Tennis Club is our host in Zambales. We are expecting the best players in these regions to compete as we are inspired to bring the best tennis experience to all of our followers on our 12th edition of Cebuana Lhuillier Tennis.”