Cifra clinches women’s C singles title

Cifra clinches women’s C singles title

Manama : Filipino Rhoda Cifra won over Bahraini teenager Jenan Zaki Majed to take the women’s C singles title, while Indian Nalan Chokkapa has beaten Filipino Norman Abastillas in the men’s A+ singles category, with Kathy Vales Carlos overpowering Riza Rivera to take the women’s B singles title of the 9th Chairman’s Cup organized by the Filipino Club Tennis Group (FCTG) held at the Bahrain Tennis Federation courts at Isa Town.

In the women’s C singles title match Cifra and Majed fought hard in the finals, with Cifra emerging the better player, a 6-2, 6-2 winner over youngster Majed.

In the women’s B finals, Carlos has beaten Rivera 6-4, 5-7, 10-4 to take the title. Both Filipinos Carlos and Rivera were the top two players in the elimination rounds.

In the men’s A+ singles category, it was indeed a dominant showing by Chokkapa when he overpowered Abastillas 6-4, 6-2 in the finals. In the men’s super singles, Chokkapa proved to be consistent when it mattered most by overpowering multi-titled Filipino Jicjic Bohol in the third set super tiebreak 10-8, to take the title when a Bohol forehand went long. Score was 7-6(8), 3-6, 10-8.

Final Results:

Women’s C: Rhoda Cifra beats

Jenan Zaki Majed 6-2, 6-2

Women’s B: Kathy Vales Carlos

beats Riza Rivera 6-4, 5-7, 10-4

Men’s A+ : Nalan Chokkapa

beats Norman Abastillas 6-4,

6-2

Men’s Super: Nalan Chokkapa

beats Jicjic Bohol 7-6(8), 3-6,

10-8.




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