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Alex Eala wins W60 Madrid singles, doubles openers

Alex Eala in W60 Madrid. –ALEX EALA FACEBOOK

Alex Eala in W60 Madrid. –ALEX EALA FACEBOOK

MANILA, Philippines — Alex Eala aced her matches within the singles and doubles occasions of the W60 Madrid on Tuesday in Spain.

The Filipino teen star beat Bulgaria’s Lia Karatancheva, 6-4, 6-4, to advance to the second spherical of the $60,000 match.

Eala faces No.11 Daniela Seguel of Chile on Wednesday.

The 17-year-old additionally superior within the doubles quarterfinals as she and associate En Shuo Liang of Chinese language Taipei foiled Marta Huqi Gonzalez Encinas of Spain and Vasanti Shinde of India, 6-2, 6-1.

Eala and Liang will face fourth seed Timea Babos and Valeria Savinykh of Hungary within the quarterfinals.

The Rafael Nadal Academy scholar, who’s competing in her second $60,000 match since W60 Grenoble in France, is contemporary from a quarterfinals exit within the W25 Madrid final week, dropping to doubles associate, Alice Robbe.

Eala and Robbe additionally reached the quarterfinals of the match’s doubles occasion.

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