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Young Filipino tennis player Alexandra Eala has so far won 4 doubles titles in 4 Young Stars Tournaments in Europe, placing the Philippine flag among champions in the tour.

The 12-year old tennis phenomenon won her doubles titles together with her Indonesian partner in the Under-14 touring team of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) – Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) competing in 5 tournaments in 4 countries in Europe.

Alex Eala (center) in the 2017 Open des Jeunes Stade Francais

Alex Eala (center) in the 2017 Open des Jeunes Stade Francais [via Facebook]

Fresh from her winning the championship at the 14 and Under Girls in the Sutama International Junior ATF Tournament in Japan, Eala went to Europe in mid-July and quickly picked up her first doubles title with Priska Madelyn Nugroho after defeating the Italian team 6-2, 6-4, in the finals of the Open des Jeune organized by the Stade Francais Club in Paris, France – the kick off tournament.

Winning the Windmill Cup

Winning the Windmill Cup [via Facebook]

The top-seeded girl tennis player at the ATF won her next doubles title at the Windmill Cup in Velp, Netherlands after beating the Egyptian- Moroccan team, 7-5, 6-1. Eala also won the Championship Match of the Finals Consolation Rounds in the tennis singles.

The La Balle Mimosa Loire-Atlantique doubles champions

The La Balle Mimosa Loire-Atlantique doubles champions [via Facebook]

The ATF team claimed its 3rd straight doubles title when it went back to France’s La Balle Mimosa Loire-Atlantique in Nantes, dominating the Peruvian team, 6-3, 6-1 in the finals.

Eala and her partner clinched their 4th doubles title at the Internationale Deutsche Tennismeisterschaften in Duren, Germany, posting a 4-6, 6-4, (10-5) victory over South Koreans.

Eala’s winning streak was announced on the Philippine News Agency site.

The young Filipina netter’s Facebook fan page is updated with her wins and performance in tournaments.

Eala is currently gunning for her 5th doubles titles in Belgium.


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