Red-hot Velez dominates Palawan netfest anew


Patricia Velez won the girls’ 16- and 18-and-under titles in emphatic fashion while Klyde Lagarde took the boys’ 14-U crown in the Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala regional age group tennis tournament at the M’lang Tennis Club in M’lang, North Cotabato on Monday. Velez, Davao’s leading junior netter, overpowered Jazzelle Madis, 6-3, 6-2, to pocket the 16-U diadem then smothered Arnie Joy Diaz, 6-2, 6-0, in the centerpiece division. Lagarde, on the other hand, stunned top seed Wilfred Bentillo, 6-2, 6-1, in the semifinals then dominated John David Velez, 6-1, 6-0, as the rising Gen. Santos City bet, ranked fourth in the 32-player draw, snared the 14-U title in the Group 3 event.


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