Capadocias march into PCA quarters

MANILA, Philippines — Siblings Marian Jade and Jella Capadocia crushed Bianca Pica and Cheli Cruz, 6-1, 6-0, to roll into the women’s doubles quarterfinals of the Philippine Columbian Association (PCA) Open at the PCA indoor courts in Paco, Manila yesterday.

The Capadocia sisters will next meet Tracy Llamas and Melanie Dizon, who outlasted Aileen Rogan and Japanese partner Noriko Yamada, 7-6 (5), 6-3.

Clarice Patrimonio and American Madison Kane, meanwhile, also served notice of their title bid as they blanked Gene Melendez and Mary San Jose, 6-0, 6-0. 

The No. 2 tandem of Patrimonio and Kane will next face Jed Aquino and Jenni Dizon for a berth in the semis of the event supported by The Philippine Star, Asian Traders Dunlop, Stronghold Insurance, Whirlpool/Fujidenzo, Head, United Auctioneers, Pearl Garden Hotel, Babolat, Tyrecorp Inc. and PVL Restaurant.

Aquino and Dizon advanced with a 6-2, 6-2 romp over Angela Gomez at Bea Gomez, 6-2, 6-2.

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