Pantino dominates Tria anew to haul back-to-back ITF J4 Makati City title

By: Kristoffer Ed Bellen

MANILA--Arthur Craig Pantino hardly had a hard time fending off compatriot Jose Antonio Tria, 6-2, 6-1, to earn his second straight ITF Juniors boys' singles title in their finals rematch at the PHINMA - PSC International Juniors Tennis Championship 2 at the Manila Polo Club last Sunday.

After beating Tria in the PHINMA - PSC International Juniors Tennis Championship 1 in the preceding week, top seed Pantino once again asserted his mastery in the week-long event organized by the Philippine Tennis Association (PHILTA) as he only dropped a total of 13 games in the course of the whole event.

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Meanwhile, in the boys doubles event, Matthew Garcia and Noritaka Koizumi defeated the Japanese tandem of Kosuke Morita and Kenta Nakamura, 6-2, 6-1, to hoist the trophy.

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