J-ANN Sanchez and Jigyasa Cabrido of the Philippines bowed to their Thai opponents within the Cadet ladies’ doubles ultimate on Tuesday and ended up with the silver medal on the twenty sixth South East Asian Junior and Cadet Desk Tennis Championships in Bangkok, Thailand.
Pacharaphorn Chanvanitborikan and Chisa Cachamit rallied within the third set to beat the Filipino pair, 11-7, 9/11, 12-10, 11-5, and clinch the gold medal after 40 minutes of motion on the Vogue Island Corridor 3.
“We fought exhausting within the ultimate so we’re completely satisfied to win the silver medal. Hopefully, we will win the gold subsequent time,” mentioned the 14-year-old Sanchez, a Grade 8 scholar on the College of Santo Tomas.
Cabrido, 14, was additionally elated by her achievement, saying “that is my first match after the pandemic so I’m grateful that I can deliver residence a silver medal.”
Coach Annabelle Comendador praised Sanchez and Cabrido for placing up an excellent combat.
“They carried out effectively towards the Thais who performed aggressively within the third set,” mentioned Comendador, a bronze medalist within the 2011 Asian Championships in Indonesia and the 2013 US Open earlier than becoming a member of the nationwide teaching workers in 2014.
Sanchez and Cabrido bounced again within the second set and even took an 8-4 lead within the third set.
Chanvanitborikan and Cachamit, nevertheless, closed in at 8-9 and after gaining the higher hand at 10-9, went on to assert the set. The Thais merely sustained their momentum within the fourth set to win the match.
Apart from the silver medal, the Philippines additionally bagged three bronze medals coming from the cadet boys’ doubles, and the juniors boys’ and ladies’ workforce occasions.
The 13-member Philippine workforce and coach Lauro Crisostomo will return to Manila on June 23.
Comendador, nevertheless, will stay in Bangkok for an additional match, the South East Asian Desk Tennis Championships slated on June 23 to twenty-eight.
Nationwide paddlers Jann Mari Nayre, John Russell Misal, John Michael Castro, Japheth Adasa, Eljey Dan Tormis, Kheith Rhynne Cruz, Angel Joyce Laude, Emy Rose Dael, Sheryl Could Otanes, and Keziahbien Ablaza arrived in Thailand on Tuesday with coach Johanne Remaneses and Philippine Desk Tennis Federation President Ting Ledesma.