Capadocia sisters enter PCA Open quarterfinals
SISTERS Marian Jade Capadocia and Jella Capadocia crushed the tandem of Bianca Pica and Cheli Cruz, 6-1, 6-0, the 36th Philippine Columbian Association (PCA) Open at the PCA indoor shell-clay courts in Paco, Manila. Despite a near-perfect match, pair outlasted Aileen Rogan and the Capadocia sisters believe there her Japanese partner Noriko Yais still room for improvement. mada, 7-6 (5), 6-3. “We’re used to playing togethClarice Patrimonio and Amerier, we know each other very well can Madison Kane proved to be but there’s still some room for a force to reckoned with as they improvement. We need to limit blanked Gene Melendez and and our errors in our next game,” said Mary San Jose, 6-0, 6-0. four-time ladies’ singles champ The No. 2 tandem of PatrimoMarian Jade. nio and Kane battles Jed Aquino The Capadocia siblings and Jenni Dizon in the quarmeet Tracy Llamas and Mela nie Faye Dizon in the next by The Philippine Star, Asian round. The Llamas-Dizon Traders Dunlop, Stronghold In- surance, Whirlpool/ Fujidenzo, Head, United Auctioneers, Pearl Garden Hotel, Babolat, Tyrecorp Inc. and PVL Restaurant.
Aquino and Dizon notched their seats in the next round at the expense of Angela Gomez at Bea Gomez, 6-2, 6-2.
Completing the list of quar singles champion Bambi Zoleta and Akiko De Guzman, Monivic Santos and Miles Vitaliano who prevailed over Alexis McLean and Annika Mallari ( 6- 3. 6- 0) and Ezra Enriquez and Bliss Bayking (via walkover).
A total of P500,000 cash prize is up for grabs in the tournament also supported by Grace Foods Inc., Coca- Cola Philippines- FEMSA, Kraut Art Glass, Manuel Misa and Atty. Antonio Cablitas.
In the men’s doubles, the powerhouse duo of Patrick John Tierro and Jeson Patrombon never gave the pair of Jerry Bernaber and Mark Irvin Concepcion a chance, 6- 0, 6- 0, while the equally- formidable tandem of Johnny Arcilla and Ronard Joven outclassed Arthur Salibio and Athan Arejola, 6-1, 6-2.
Kim Saraza and Fritz Verdad also clinched their spot in the Julian Dayrit and Anton Punzalan, 6-3, 6-4.
The ladies’ singles competition take center stage again today as Patrimonio clashes with Princess Catindig, Marian Jade against Khryshana Brazal and Krizelle Sampaton battles Gia Gatchalian.
On the men’s side, Tierro, Patrombon and Arcilla try to stretch their winning ways against John Altiche, Betto Orendain and Argil Canizares.
Marian Jade Capadocia