Tennis Club Tournament in Bohol Philippines

     Inabanga tennis duo went home with the P10-thousand hefty champion's purse and trophy in the recent Edward Du and Venerandu Du Tennis Tournament on September 28 that catered a good benchmark for members of the Jagna Tennis Club (JTC).

      Declared champion was Inabanga's Mato-Toper tandem, while The second prize of P5,000 and trophy went to Gales-Boca duo of HNU-Tagbilaran.

      Semi-finalists, Castro-Castro and Bunado-Bunado tandems, each got the P2,000 consolation prize.

      The hard matches of the 12 participating teams catered to the real fight in the two-day duel of the racket wielders playing in double matches.

      The competitors posted a minimal entrance fee of P300.

      Dr. Mariano Ll. Salas, the over-all chairman of the tourney, was assisted by Sangguniang Bayan Members Alberto Cabrestante Jr., Pacheco Rances and Jesus Acedillo, and ABC president Andrew Tadena- -the playing JTC members, as tournament officials.

      The management of the tournament beforehand invited all active tennis clubs of Bohol but only 12 responded: Antequera, Ubay, Loboc, Valencia, Duero, Guindulman, Alecia, Inabanga and Tagbilaran team.

      In the initial encounter the tandems of Tavera-Ranan of JTC, Malo-Toper of Inabanga, Castro-Castro of Capitol/Tagbilaran, Tadena-Tagapia of Valencia, Damolo-Abueva of JTC, Gales-Boca of HNU-Tagbilaran, Arguilla-Rebosura of Antequera and Bunado-Bunado of Duero survived the elimination round.