Top juniors clash in PPS Suarez Cup
(The Philippine Star) - January 24, 2020 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — John David Velez, Hans Cabellon, Mia Gemida and Nicole Villar brace for a gruelling battle of power and tactics in the PPS-PEPP Fr. F. Suarez Cup national age group tennis tournament which gets going today at the Villa Aurora Tennis Club in Cebu City.

Velez, who topped the Unified rankings in the 16-and-under division last year, now moves up to the premier 18-U side as top seed in the 32-player draw, confident of his chances against a field that includes Cedrick Bravo, Venz Alforque and Vince Lominique.

Cabellon, on the other hand, topbills the 16-U category that features Mitch Largo, Gerald Gemida and Cesar Salimbangon, while Mia Gemida and Villar are tipped to slug it out for the podium finish in the 16- and 18-U sides in the girls’ division of the Group I tournament presented by Dunlop.

HANS CABELLON JOHN DAVID VELEZ
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