DEFENDING champion and national player Michael Kevin Cudiamat guns for back-to-back men’s open titles when the 10th Prima Pasta Badminton Championship starts this week at the Powersmash Badminton Courts in Pasong Tama, Makati City.
Cudiamat, known for his strong serves and great stamina, will be competing against the country’s best male badminton players in the annual tournament organized by Prima Pasta chairman Alex Lim.
“For this upcoming Prima Pasta tourney, I’m determined to defend my men’s singles title, but I’m sure it won’t be easy,” said the former Far Eastern University player. “I trained very hard for this tournament so I’m confident of my chances.”
Other national players like Ross Leenard Pedrosa, Frell Keeyan Gabuelo and Solomon Padiz, among others, are also entered in the tournament set on February 23, 24, 25, and 26, March 4 and 5.
In the women’s open singles division, reigning champion Sarah Joy Barredo will defend her title against strong participants like fellow national players Airah Mae Nicole Albo, Jellene Geviane De Vera and Mariya Anghela Canlas Sevilla, among others.