Top juniors boost Philam cast


    THE Big City’s top and rising junior players take the spotlight when they slug it out for top honors and ranking points in the PPS-PEPP Philam national age group 2019 which unfolds tomorrow, Nov. 28, at the Philam Tennis Club in QC.

    Justine Manela, Kryshana Brazal and Kaye Emana set out for a fierce showdown in the girls’ premier 18-under division. They also banner the big 32-player 16-U draw with Mica Emana and Melody Dizon.

    Over 250 entries are listed in this top-ranking tournament presented by Dunlop and serving as part of the country’s premier talent-search put up by Palawan Pawnshop president-CEO Bobby Castro with Miguel Castillo and Juan Pablo Gonzaga headlining the boys’ centerpiece event.

    Thomas Bernardo and Lance Fernandez gained the top two seeds in the 16-U play of the five-day tournament with John Prince Lim, Frank Dilao, Kurt Balena and Darwin Cosca expected to crowd top two seeds Joshua Diva and France Dilao for the 14-U diadem.