PHILTA sets tennis tourney in Iloilo City

ILOILO City – Tennis players from across the country are set to compete in the PHILTA Age Group tournament from Aug. 9 to 13 at the Iloilo City Tennis Center in La Paz district.

Rafa Santiago of the United La Paz Tennis Recreation Association (ULTRA) told Panay News the five-day tennis tournament will have 11 categories. These are the following:
* 8 and under (unisex)

* 10 and under (unisex)

* 12 and under (boys and girls)

* 14 and under (boys and girls)

* 16 and under (boys and girls)

* 18 and under (boys and girls)

* 10 and under (unisex doubles)

* 14 and under (boys and girls doubles)

* 18 and under (boys and girls doubles)

“We expect the matches to be competitive because top players from across the country are joining,” Santiago said. “Of course our Iloilo netters will also give their best.”

The Philippine Tennis Association (PHILTA), the national governing body for tennis in the country, will use the tournament to score for Ilonggo talents that can become part of the national team.

The last day for submission for applications is today, Aug. 7./PN


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