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    Alex Eala, Argentinian partner march into Orange Bowl quarterfinals

    Dec 10, 2021
    PHOTO: Mike Eala

    THE JOURNEY continues for the Filipina ace.

    Alex Eala, 16, and Argentina's Solana Sierra, 17, toppled Russian Mirra Andreeva and American Katja Wiersholm, 6-3, 6-2, in the second round of the Girls’ 18-Under Doubles at the 2021 Orange Bowl Tennis Championships on Friday morning, Philippine time, at Plantation, Florida.

    The third-seeded pair will now move to the quarterfinals of the tournament, and will next face the unseeded pair of Switzerland's Chelsea Fontenel and USA’s Qavia Lopez.


      Alex Eala hopes to match her previous Orange Bowl feat

      The Juniors World No. 3 is looking to replicate her feat in 2019 when she won the Girls’ Doubles title with Evialina Laskevich of Belarus.

      On Thursday, though, Eala lost to Kristyna Tomajkova, 3-6, 3-6, in the round of 32 of the singles play.

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      Earlier in the year, Eala won the 2021 French Open Girls' Doubles crown with Russian partner Oksana Selekhmeteva.

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