Macie Carlos, Bliss Bayking gain WTA Future Stars

Date Published: September 26, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Macie Carlos and Bliss Bayking bolstered their promising tennis careers by topping the Cebuana Lhuillier Girls’ Tennis Challenge at the Makati Sports Club Sunday and claiming berths in the WTA Future Stars Tournament in Singapore next month. < br />

The top-seeded Carlos overpowered Mica Emana, 6-1, 6-2, to capture the 14-and-under crown while Bayking fended off Justine Maneja, 6-4, 6-1, in the 16-U finals of the Unified Tennis Philippines-sanctioned event which served as a qualifier for the Women’s Tennis Association Future Stars Finals. < br />

“This competition has brought out the best in you and I wish you both good luck and hope you will continue to learn from this experience as you try to make our country proud,” said Cebuana Lhuillier president/CEO and UTP founder Jean Henri Lhuillier, of Carlos and Bayking, who will be slugging it out with their counterparts from the Asia Pacific region in the WTA finals on Oct. 15-22 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.