UE and UST still undefeated in UAAP Season 80 lawn tennis
ABS-CBN Sports on Feb 27, 2018 03:27 PM
The Red Warriors maintain their perfect record following a 4-1 romp of the Growling Tigers in a rematch of last season's Finals.Defending men's champion University of the East and last year's women's runner-up University of Santo Tomas remained unbeaten in the UAAP Season 80 lawn tennis tournament at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center Sunday.
The Red Warriors maintain their perfect record following a 4-1 romp of the Growling Tigers in a rematch of last season's Finals.
The Tigresses assured themselves of a Finals slot by nipping De La Salle, 3-2.
UE banked on reigning MVP AJ Lim, Josshua Kinaadman, Dolfo Barquin and doubles specialists Rogelio Estaño and RJ Saga to improve at 5-0.
KT Malinis, Monica Cruz and the doubles pair of Precian Rivera and Ingrid Gonzales shone for UST to stretch its undefeated run to four ties.
The men's and women's teams of Ateneo have solidified their hold of second spot in the standings, and more importantly, bolster their bids for a spot in the championship ties.
The Blue Eagles edged De La Salle, 3-2, to raise their men's record at 4-2, while the Lady Eagles overwhelmed University of the Philippines, 4-1, to improve at 3-1 in the distaff side.