With dad Alvin watching from stands, Patrimonio sisters lead NU to hat-trick of UAAP tennis titles
Christine Patrimonio shows impeccable form from the baseline. Jaime Campos

CLARICE and Christine Patrimonio led National University to a 3-0 win over University of Santo Tomas and a third straight UAAP women’s tennis crown on Saturday at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center.

With their father and PBA legend Alvin Patrimonio watching from the stands, Clarice beat Precian Rivera, 6-1, 6-2, before Christine overcame Macy Gonzalez, 6-2, 6-3, to give NU a 2-0 lead in the tie.

Goldie Nagret and Zaza Paulino completed the victory when they beat Lenelyn Milo and Shymae Gitalan, 6-2, 6-2, in the doubles match.

The Lady Bulldogs won all their nine ties this season, including eight in the eliminations to gain a twice-to-beat advantage in the finals against the Tigresses.

Alvin Patrimonio watches from the stands with NU owner Hans Sy. Jaime Campos
Alvin Patrimonio watches from the stands with NU owner Hans Sy. Jaime Campos

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