ONE of the most inspiring stories in the last Southeast Asian Games will be recognized with a special honor in the SMC-PSA (Philippine Sportswriters Association) Annual Awards Night at the Centennial Hall of the Manila Hotel this weekend.Gymnastics gold medal ...
Mar 2, 2020
FILIPINA teen Alex Eala has climbed to No. 4 in the latest world rankings released on Tuesday after winning her first Grand Slam title in the 2020 Australian Open juniors doubles tournament, From No. 9, the 14-year-old prodigy reached the ...
Feb 4, 2020
WHEN Alex Eala said hello to Rafael Nadal at the recently concluded Australian Open, the Spanish tennis superstar was stretching and putting on his socks.Eala was with her father Mike at the time. According to Mike, Nadal stood up and greeted ...
Feb 3, 2020
ALEX Eala earned a piece of history as she and Indonesian partner Priska Madelyn Nugroho bagged the Australian Open junior doubles title Friday at Melbourne Park.The fourth-seeded pair made short work of the European tandem of Slovenian Ziva Falkner and ...
Jan 31, 2020
ALEX EALA and partner Priska Madelyn Nugroho barged into the finals of the Australian Open juniors doubles finals following an upset of top seeds Kamilla Bartone and Linda Fruhvirtova in the semifinals on Thursday in Melbourne.Eala and Nugroho rallied from a ...
Jan 30, 2020
ALEX Eala was quick to make up for her early exit in the girls singles of the Australian Open juniors tournament.The 14-year-old Filipina and Indonesian partner Priska Nugroho advanced to the semifinals of the girls doubles Wednesday after beating ...
Jan 29, 2020
ALEX Eala made a rousing debut in the Australian Open juniors tournament as she overcame Shavit Kimchi of Israel in three sets on Sunday.The 14-year-old Filipina won, 6-0, 4-6, 6-2, to advance to the second round ...
Jan 26, 2020
FILIPINA tennis prodigy Alex Eala secured a spot in the main draw of the Australian Open juniors championships after making it to No. 9 in the latest ITF World Juniors ranking.The first grand slam tournament of the year features the top ...
Jan 12, 2020
THERE'S no better year-ender for Filipina teen tennis prodigy Alex Eala than a doubles crown, which she won at the prestige Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships in Florida last Sunday, December 15.Entering the semifinals seeded 5th, Eala, together with ...
Dec 17, 2019
SHE MAY already be one of the highest ranked netters in Asia (and the world), but when teen tennis prodigy Alex Eala goes to compete, her father Mike makes sure he's at her side when she wins... and when she ...
Nov 2, 2019
ALEXANDRA "Alex" Eala was just three years old when she first held a tennis racket.She started training at the early age of four, joined her first local competition two years later, then became an international contender when she was eight.At ...
Oct 29, 2019
AT a young age, Alex Eala already figured out what she wants to become: That is to turn professional.Starting next year, the 14-year-old Eala, No. 13 in the world in the ITF junior girls singles rankings, said she will ...
Oct 29, 2019
ALEX Eala beat Annerly Poulos of Australia, 6-1, 6-2, in the first round of the 2019 US Open junior girls competition on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).The 14-year-old Filipina netter continued her sterling play in the Grand Slam ...
Sep 3, 2019
ALEX Eala gave Philippine sports something to cheer about on Sunday after advancing to the main draw of the US Open Junior Tennis Championships in New York.Eala survived two tough matches in the qualifying tournament to clinch a final 64 berth ...
Sep 1, 2019
THE Philippines clinched a spot in the ITF World Junior Tennis on Thursday for the first time in 26 years after defeating Hong Kong, 2-0, in the quarterfinals of the Asia/Oceania qualifiers in Kuala Lumpur.Alex Eala blanked Man Wai ...
Apr 12, 2019
HOME bets Alex Eala and Amanda Gabrielle Zoleta reached the second round of the girls singles on Wednesday in the Phinma-PSC International Juniors Championships Week 1 at Manila Polo Club in Makati.Eala, 14, spearheaded the local girls' campaign with an ...
Nov 15, 2018
LOCAL tennis prodigies Alex and Miko Eala recently brought glory to Philippine tennis as the siblings finished with top honors in the "Little Mo" Grand Slam in West Palm Beach in Miami, USA.Eight-year-old Alex received the six-foot high ...
Dec 17, 2013
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