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Pinay tennis wunderkind climbs anew in world rankings

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   Alexandra “Alex” Eala (Photo from her FB page) MANILA – Filipina tennis wunderkind Alexandra “Alex” Eala continues to zoom upward in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings. In the latest update following the end of the Australian Open, the 15-year-old tennister jumped 140 spots to 763rd overall following deep runs in the … Continue reading


Eala enters French Open QFs

Eala enters French Open QFs By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   Alex Eala (Grabbed from Eala’s FB page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Alex Eala is through to the quarterfinals of the French Open’s girls division after defeating Leyre Romero of Spain, 6-1, 4-6, 6-1, at the Roland Garros Stadium in Paris on Wednesday. The 15-year-old Filipina sensation bounced … Continue reading