Zoleta scores; Otico, Belo nail title slots.
TOP seed Gaby Zoleta topped the girls' 12under division even as John Bryan Otico and John Michael Belo both secured finals slots in two age brackets yesterday in the 26th Andrada Cup agegroup tennis championships at Rizal Memorial Tennis Center.
Zoleta, an 11yearold niece of former national team stalwarts Bien and Bambi Zoleta, routed second seed Macie Carlos, 60, 61.
Otico reached the finals of the boys' 18 and 16under and Belo duplicated that feat in the 10under unisex and boys' 12under of this tournament named after sports commissioner Buddy Andrada, a former Philippine Tennis Association president.
Otico reached the centerpiece 18under finals after beating Cenon Gonzales Jr., 64, 36, 60. He next faces Chris Justin Prulla, who downed Jerome Silva, 75, 64.
Otico gained the 16under final with a 62, 60 win over Justin Suarez. He will dispute the title against Gonzales, who ousted Jerome Romualdez, 75, 76 (72).
Belo made the 12under finals with a 61, 46, (108) win over Rafael Liangco. He next battles top seed Miguel Luis Vicencio, who drubbed Marc Andrei Jarata, 60, 63.
Jarata will be Belo's title foe in the 10under unisex where he scored a 60, 60 win over Prince Patrick Salvacion. Jarata advanced with a 64, 60 triumph over Riley Matheu Banaad.