Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Eala dumps Diatchenko


Alex Eala took down Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia, 6-4, 6-3, in the round of 16 of the W80 Poitiers women’s singles at Comité Départemental De Tennis De La Vienne in Poitiers, France Thursday evening (Manila time).

The 17-year-old Filipino netter vanquished the Russian netter, ranked No. 107 in the Women’s Tennis Association rankings, in one hour and 23 minutes to get to the quarterfinal.

Eala, No. 248 in the WTA rankings, defeated hometown bet and tormentor Jessika Ponchet, 6-2, 5-7, 7-6, in the round of 32.

“Into quarterfinals here in Poitiers,” Eala posted on her social media.

The scholar of the Rafael Nadal Academy is now focused on winning the women’s singles after she and Petra Petra Marcinko of Croatia went down against Czech Republic netters Miriam Kolodziejová and Markéta Vondroušová, 7-5, 6-2, in the quarterfinal.

Awaiting the US Open girls champion is Ana Konjuh of Croatia.

While Konjuh ranks lower than Diatchenko at No. 153, Eala shouldn’t underestimate her opponent as the Croatian tennis player took out third seed Xinyu Wang, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, in a separate match.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like


SOCIAL MEDIAManny Pacquiao knows his time is up. This was the keen observation made by a longtime member of his training team who spent...


SOCIAL MEDIAThe dynamic duo of Johnmar “OhMyV33nus” Villaluna and Danerie James “Wise” del Rosario is back with a bang after leading Blacklist International to...


SOCIAL MEDIAThe University Athletic Association of the Philippines will have a full calendar of sports events for Season 85 starting 1 October. UAAP President...


SOCIAL MEDIAECHO has revealed its roster for the upcoming M4 Mobile Legends World Championship to be held 1-15 January 2023 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The...


SOCIAL MEDIAIt’s going to be business as usual as the Philippine Basketball Association will not stop its on-court activities when it gives way for...


SOCIAL MEDIAIt doesn’t look as if newly-crowned Melvin Jerusalem will get the luxury of defending his minimumweight crown against a handpicked rival after the...


Mitchell, meanwhile, is a six-foot shooting guard frowm Hartford University.


SOCIAL MEDIALegendary boxing referee Carlos ‘Sonny’ Padilla was recently inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. Famous for serving as the third man...