FERNANDO Arguelles and Karl Baran beat separate foes to rule the finals of 2013 Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) -Philippine Tennis Association (Philta) Junior Tennis Championship third leg on Sunday at the Montevista tennis courts in Bacolod City.
Arguelles, of Bacolod City captured the boys’ 18 and 16-under singles titles while La Carlota City’s Baran took the boys’ singles 14-under crown.
Arguelles defeated Raymart Marcellena of Dumaguete City, 6-0, 6-2, in the boys’ 18-under finals. He likewise beat Prince Cleo of Bacolod City, 6-3, 3-6, 10-8, in the boys’ 16-under finals.
Baran, meanwhile, outlasted Adrian De Hertogh, 6-3,6-4, of Bacolod City in the finals.
In other finals matches, Reynan Mahusay of Bacolod City won over Caesar Fernando Po of Bacolod City, 6-3,6-4, to win the boys’ 12-under trophy while Pete Andre Rodriguez of Bacolod City beat Mika Medina of La Carlota City, 6-4,6-2, to snare the 10-under unisex title.
In the girls singles finals, Tony Rose Raymundo copped the 18 and 16-under titles by beating Keanu Flores of La Carlota City, 6-1,6-2. He also whipped Flores in the 16-under class finals.
Valerie Desoyo of La Carlota City nailed two crowns by outplaying Shyryn Salazar of La Carlota City, 6-1,6-4, in the finals of the girls’ 12-under singles class and Kiana De Asis of La Carlota City, 6-3,6-3, in the finals of girls’ 14-under.