Falcon netters secure breakthrough win with conquest of La Salle

Date Posted: April 11, 2023 at 11:21 AM

Photo: UAAP Media Team

The Falcon netters registered their first victory for UAAP 85 after dispatching De La Salle University, 4 games to 1, April 1, at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center. 

With the win, Adamson tied La Salle for sixth place with a 1-8 card. 

The Falcons swept the doubles competition with Jerald delos Santos and Adrian Encinares bagging a 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 win over Kevin Garrido and RJ Virrey; and Junel Canal and Reymoses Amba swept Matt Palasan and Leyton Portin, 6-3, 6-1. 

In singles action, Emmanuel Pedrosa posted a 6-3, 6-4 win over Mark Crisosto, while Jefrey Burgos did the same, registering a 6-4, 6-1 win over Enzo Enriquez.  

Ramon Wilfred Bentillos’ defeat against EJ Geluz, 4-6, 6-4, 0-6, was the lone hiccup for the Falcons, who won nine sets of the total 12.