PH’s Garcia, partner win back-to-back ITF juniors crowns

first_imgTrending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES MOST READ SBP seeks change in Fiba Asia Champions Cup eligibility rules Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Garcia, 16, and Nirundorn, 15, went on an eight-game winning streak to take two crowns in the 18-under tournaments. They capped a four-win spell with a final victory over Indian tandem of Subash Paramasivam and Arjun Sriram, 6-2, 6-1.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissGarcia and Nirundorn, were seeded fourth in the tournament.The duo followed this up with another four-game run that kicked off with an upset over the top-seeded pair of Prasanna Bagade and Kushan Shah of India, 6-1, 6-3. Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Filipino Junior Davis Cup Team Member Matthew Castillejo Garcia and his partner Tanapatt Nirundorn of Thailand stamped their class in the ITF Junior Tennis Championships in Colombo, Sri Lanka, winning back to back championships recently.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Garcia, son of tennis legend and sports broadcaster Dyan Castillejo, and Nirundorn ended that run with a blistering 6-0, 6-4 triumph over the tough South Korean pair of Hyeoung Jin Kim and Sunwoo Kim in the final.“I’m thankful for the good partnership we had (with Nirundorn),” said Garcia. “We played really well in the first set but got tight in the second as the Koreans also played better.“I thank God for the wins and hope to be able to have more in the future,” he added.ADVERTISEMENT Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college View commentslast_img