MALAYSIA's Shahrul Shazwan and Maria Alyssa Roxas won the open singles titles in the 12th Prima Pasta Badminton Championships at the Powersmash in Makati City.
Shazwan regained his title by beating Philippine team member Ross Leenard Pedrosa, 21-18, 21-17, in the final of the men’s open singles.
Shazwan of JC Badminton earlier avenged his last year’s semifinals loss by crushing Rabie Jason Oba-ob, 21-16, 21-18, in the final four.
Maria Alyssa Roxas beat Janelle Anne Andres, 21-14, 21-19, to bag the women’s open singles title. She defeated Kanna Baba, 21-16, 21-18, in the semifinals of the competition sanctioned by the Philippine Badminton Association.
Jewel Angelo Albo ruled the boys’ singles under-19 and 17-under crowns.
Albo outplayed Lyrden Laborte, 21-14, 21-8, in the boys’ Under-19 and Francis Sarmiento, 21-5, 21-13, in the boys’ U-17 championship.
Mikaela Joy Miranda De Guzman won over Jochelle Alvarez, 21-13, 21-17, for the girls’ U-19 title, while Anthea Marie Gonzalez outclassed Viana Meryl Antonio, 21-14, 21-14, for girls’ U-17 crown.
Mark Anthony Bernal crushed John Herbert Peralta, 21-15, 21-8, in the boys’ U-15 final, while Niesha Mayce Matias De Guzman rallied past Kahrene Zapanta, 15-21, 21-12, 21-15, in the girls' side.
Jamal Rahmat Pandi blasted Chris Lorenz Manuel, 21-11 21-6, to cop the boys’ U-13 division title and Mary Destiny Untal trounced Frente Macalib-og, 22-20, 21-16, to win the girls’ crown.
Ryan Almario Bernal whipped Neil Angelo Yasa, 21-7, 21-11, to win the boys’ U-11 division, while Jhiane Cloe Sabarillo walloped Frances Gabrielle Ramirez, 21-14, 21-15 to win the girls’ crown in the tournament supported by the Smart Communications through MVP Sports Foundation and Apacs Makatiand backed by Boysen Paints, Morning Star Milling Corporation., Mabz Builders, ILO Construction, Monocrete Construction, Pioneer Insurance, Promax International, Regent Foods Corp., RFM Corp, Gardenia and Del Monte Phils.