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Alex Eala advances in Spain tourney

FILIPINO tennis ace Alex Eala has won in the round of 32 of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Spain 15A tournament on Thursday.

Eala beat Romania's Jaqueline Cristian in three sets, 7-6, 6-7, 6-2 in the singles event at the Pista Amutio hard court of the Peña Vitoriana Tenis Club in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.


Cristian is the world's No. 5 player in the junior standings and 123rd in the WTA women's rankings.

Eala, ranked 261st in the world, will later face Mi Tianmi from China in the round of 16 and will also be in the doubles tournament with her Spanish partner, Marina Bassola, facing off against Latvia's Diana Marcinkevica and France's Estelle Cascino.

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