Tiger Tennisters pound UP
"I'm happy kasi pinakita ng players kung gaano nila kagusto manalo."
The University of Santo Tomas Tiger Tennisters asserted their dominance against the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons, 5-0, in the UAAP Season 79 lawn tennis tournament, Wednesday, at the Rizal Memorial tennis court.
UST’s En-En Lopez upset Joshua Cano, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, while Dave Mosqueda overpowered Joel Atienza, 6-3, 7-6. Nico Lanzado showed his prowess against Kyle Joseph, 6-2, 6-2.
“I’m happy kasi pinakita ng players kung gaano nila kagusto manalo,” UST men’s lawn tennis coach Alexander Diego said.
Joel Cabusas and Bernlou Bering tweaked UP’s Gab Guitterez and Mimo Tomacruz, 6-3, 6-2. Tiger duo Clarence Cabahug and Warren Manlangit also prevailed against their counterpart, 6-2, 6-4.
The male tennisters stand at second place with 3-2 win-loss record behind UE.
The Espana-based squad will next face the Ateneo de Manila University on Saturday, Mar. 4, at the same venue.
File photo by Mark Darius Sulit/TomasinoWeb