Emmanuel Vacalares defeated Fernando Arguelles of Bacolod City 6-3, 6-1, to enter the 16-under singles division finals of the 2013 HEAD Junior Satellite Circuit national tennis age-group tour-nament seventh leg at the Center Court Tennis Club in Bacolod City on Monday.
Vacalares, a native of Tagoloan Misamis Oriental, will battle Rodolfo Barquin in the 16-under singles finals. Barquin beat RJ Singson in the semifinals, 6-3, 6-2.
Vacalares also advanced into the quarterfinals of the boys’ 18-under singles class by nipping Karl Edwin Cathedral 5-7, 6-3, 10-8. He will face third seed Elvie Lopez in the quarterfinals.
In the girls’ 18-under singles division quarterfinals, Lenelyn Milo routed Edelyn Dasian 6-3, 6-3. She will face Erika Manduriao in the semifinals. Manduriao bagged a semifinals berth by clipping Judelee Hontraciego 6-0, 6-1, in the quarterfinals.
Josef T. Ramos