MANILA, Philippines — Multi-titled Johnny Arcilla hits the hard courts again down South, aiming not just for another Open championship but also the top purse of P80,000 in the men’s singles of the PPS-PEPP Mayor Bradly Bautista Tennis Championships, which got under way yesterday at the Malita Tennis Club in Davao Occidental.

The top seeded Arcilla, 43, and the other ranking bets, including No. 2 Jose Maria Pague, Joshua Kinaadman, Vicente Anasta, Eric Jed Olivarez, Nilo Ledama, Ronard Joven, John Mari Altiche, Jeleardo Amazona and Eric Tangub, took opening round byes, and all are slated to kick off their respective campaigns in the second round.

Tennielle Madis and Nicole dela Rita, on the other hand, banner the women’s singles cast that also includes AJ Acabo, Danna Abad, Elizabeth Abarquez, Rose Bacaron, Rovie Baulete and Nicole Bautista also tipped to contend for the crown worth P30,000 in the tourney dubbed as the MBLTL (Mayor Bradly Bautista Lawn Tennis League) Season 2.

2023-06-08T16:32:09Z dg43tfdfdgfd