Capadocia sisters advance
The top seeded pair of Marian Jade and Jella Capadocia crushed the tandem of Bianca Pica and Cheli Cruz, 6-1, 6-0, yesterday to secure their spot in the quarterfinals of the 36th Philippine Columbian Association (PCA) Open at the PCA indoor shell-clay courts in Paco, Manila.
“Kabisado na namin ang galaw namin sa loob ng court but there’s still some room for improvement. Hopefully, ma-malimit pa namin yung errors sa next game namin,” said four-time ladies’ singles champ Marian Jade.
The Capadocia siblings meet Tracy Llamas and Melanie Faye Dizon in the next round. The Llamas-Dizon pair outlasted Aileen Rogan and her Japanese partner Noriko Yamada, 7-6 (5), 6-3.
Clarice Patrimonio and American Madison Kane proved too classy for Gene Melendez and and Mary San Jose, scoring a breezy 6-0, 6-0 win.
The No. 2 tandem of Patrimonio and Kane battles Jed Aquino and Jenni Dizon in the quarterfinals.