JESON Patrombon whipped doubles partner Vicente Anasta with a superb all-around game and posted an easy 6-0, 6-1 victory to rule the PPS-PEPP Fr. Fernando Suarez Open Championships for the second straight year at the Brent Tennis Center in Biñan, Laguna.
Patrombon kept his run of good form from the first round to the semis, where he dispatched Fritz Verdad, 6-0, 6-1.
Patrombon, who beat absentee and fellow Davis Cup veteran Johnny Arcilla via the same fashion last year, pocketed the top prize of P30,000 in the tournament held in honor of healing priest Fr. Suarez.
Anasta, who repulsed Leander Lazaro, 6-1, 3-6, 7-5, in the semifinals, received P15,000.
Patrombon and Anasta later teamed up to thwart Lazaro and Verdad, 6-1, 6-7(5), 10-5, to clinch the doubles plum worth P20,000.
Meanwhile, Joseph Victorino and Roy Tan trounced Joey Koh and Keff Gamana, 8-4, to capture the pro-am crown.
Jonathan Bernardo and Jonathan Miranda nipped Expedito Lim Jr. and Noel Lontok, 8-7(7), in the semis then blasted Eddie Gomez and Roy Tan, 8-5, to bag the Legends 40-and-above diadem.
Aldrin Geluz and Nasser Mortiga posted 8-3 wins over the Ernie Dinio-Remo Librodo and Henry Escalante-Jackie Tomacruz in the semis and finals to nail the Legends 50-and-above crown.
Meanwhile, action in the PPS-PEPP circuit presented by Dunlop resumes on Aug. 1-4 for the Mayor Nikko Mercado Open and MCF Global Juniors in Maasin City, Leyte to be followed by the President’s Cup on Aug. 8-11 in Baybay City, also in Leyte. Listup is ongoing.
Also on tap are the Mayor Rolando Aquino Cup on Aug. 15-18 in Calbayog City, Samar, the two-weekend Kadayawan Festival Open on Aug. 10-11 and Aug. 17-18 in Davao City and the Cotabato Tennis Society age-group on Aug. 22-25 in Cotabato City.