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FTAK / KOCTC Winter 2012 Invitational Team Tennis Tournament 3rd Friday Elimination Round

November 9, 2012 (Friday): The FTAK/KOCTC Winter 2012 Team Tennis Tournament entered into its 3rd Friday elimination round featuring KOCTC Falcons against DMDA Architects and Suzuki Tigers versus SGTC Spinners. AMEC is on the bay



At court #1 & #2, KOC Falcons squared off with DMDA Architects. DMDA team had a good start with C-C(1) pair of Rene Lindo & Winston Birch edged KOC’s Joey & Winston Laboriante in challenge that was decided thru a tie-breaker. DMDA’ Doods & Carlo duplicated the win by taking into their credit the B-C(1) match against KOC’s Diwan & Joey in a 8 to 2 points game scores. KOC’s A-A(1) players Hassan & Ephraim were more precise in their offense & defense game against DMDA’s Ritchel & Jen, giving the later 3 points only in the set. Ritchel & Rene D retaliated by defeating KOC’s Ephraim & Max in their A-B(1) match with 8 to 5 points scores. KOC C-C(2) pair of Mohammed & Joel subdued DMDA’s tandem of Joseph & Romulo winning the set with 8 to 5 points. DMDA team fired back thru their B-B(1) players Doods & Franklin holding KOC’s pair of Dante & Ferdie M to 6 points.

The Falcons soared in a winning streak in their succeeding games. KOC ladies Vilma & Cristy downed DMDA pair of Kyrene & Claro in their Ladies-1 match with 8 to 3 points scoring. Another set win was contributed by KOC’s tandem of Dante & Max beating DMDA’s pair of Rene D & Pipo with 8 & 6 points score respectively. KOC’s Cristy & Linda were just tough for DMDA Ladies-2 pair of Kathy & Kyrene limiting the later with 1 point only.

The encounter were even with DMDA’s Bernie & Jen outclassed KOC’ Hassan & Marlon finishing their A-A(2) match with 8 to 2 points scores. The team match was decided and taken by KOC thru their A-B(2) pair of Marlon & Ferdie M with a more coordinated game defeating DMDA’s pair of Bernie & Franklin in a 8 to 4 points finish.

KOC Falcons win their team match taking 6 sets against 5 sets win of DMDA Architects.


At court 3 & 4, the Suzuki Tigers team faced defending champion, SGTC Spinners.

In the first game of the day, Tigers A-A players Raed and Alem roared and tamed Spinners tandem of Jonil and Sammy in a long rally game but eventually won the set with a wide margin with 8 to 3 points scores. Spinners Sonny & Danny managed to edged the heavier Suzuki pair of Adonis & Norman with scores of 8 to 5 points in their B-C category match. Suzuki Tigers C-C pair of Benny & Duncan stood up and limit Spinners pair of Jun & Charlz by 2 points only in their C-C category match.

Behind by 1 set, SGTC Spinners has to focus in their games and successfully even the match by 2 sets each compliment by Jonil & Chun defeating Suzuki’s Raed & Tony in their A-B(2) category match, with 8 to 3 points scoring.

SGTC Spinners had geared up making a rampaging swept of the remaining 7 matches. In the C-C(2) category, Spinners’ Danny & Sa’ad overcame the threat of Suzuki’s Noel C & Rodel and finish the match by 8 to 5 points scores. Regie & Assad finished strongly in their B-B(1) encounter with Suzuki’s Cris & Joel C with a 8 to 4 points finish.Spinners’ Ladies (1) pair of Mylene & Ghie limited Suzuki’s pair of Marj & Aseel to 1 point in the 8 points match. Regie & Julius, Spinners’ B-B(2) category players snatched the victory from Suzuki Romar & Adonis in a tightly fought game that was completed through a tie-breaker. Sisters tamden of Jo & Mylene of Spinners mercilessly and quickly finished their Ladies-2 game giving 1 point oly to Suzuki’s pair Aseel & Shreeya. Spinners’ Rox paired with Chun subdued Suzuki’s pair of Alem & Tony in their A-B(2) category match that ended in 8 to 4 points scoring. In the A-A(2) category, Spinners’ Rox in tandem with Sonny controlled the match by giving half their winning 8 points to Suzuki’s upgraded pair of Cris & Joel C. SAI General Trading & Contracting Co. Spinners team completed the team match by winning 9 sets against 2 sets only of the Suzuki Tigers team.