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Alex Eala to compete in French Open

The 2020 Australian Open girls' doubles champ will be headed to her second Grand Slam tournament this season, after the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic forced her into a hiatus......»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarOct 1st, 2020

Globe rallies behind tennis prodigy Alex Eala in 2020 French Open Juniors Bid

Globe believes that with the right support and motivation, more homegrown athletes can grow into the winning competitors they are capable of being, and someday leave their legacy in their respective sports......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 28th, 2020

Alex Eala earns praise from Rafael Nadal after French Open stint

Nadal, who recently won his 13th French Open title for his 20th career Grand Slam, congratulated the 15-year-old on twitter days after her campaign ended......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 15th, 2020

Alex Eala leaps to ITF Juniors World No. 2

Eala's new career-high ranking came at the heels of her historic semifinals finish at the 2020 French Open Girls' Singles tournament last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 14th, 2020

Thanks to her semis showing at French Open, Eala rises to world No. 2

    By Kristel Satumbaga     For her breakthrough performance at the French Open, teen sensation Alex Eala jumped from fourth to second in the world rankings. In the latest rankings released by the International Tennis Federation (ITF), the country’s top junior netter climbed two rungs higher after a semifinal finish in Paris. She […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 12th, 2020

Alex Eala out to improve game with French Open experience

Alex Eala may have exited the 2020 French Open Juniors tournament without a trophy, but it doesn't mean she left empty-handed......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 11th, 2020

Eala learning by watching Nadal train, play

Philippine tennis sensation Alex Eala hardly has any experience playing on clay surfaces, but watching Rafa Nadal play and practice has influenced the way she performed during her campaign in the 2020 French Open's Roland Garros Junior Tennis Championships girls' singles, where she made it to the semifinals......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 11th, 2020

Eala vows to strike back

The morning after missing a dream French Open girls’ singles final stint, young Alex Eala vowed to come out better, stronger the next time a crack at a Grand Slam glory comes along......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 11th, 2020

Eala making waves at French Open

Whatever happens to the campaign of Alex Eala in 2020 French Open’s Roland Garros Junior Tennis Championships, she is now considered a heavyweight in the highly competitive junior circuit......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 10th, 2020

Plucky Eala eyes final vs home bet

Two wins away from a dream record feat in a junior Grand Slam, Alex Eala isn’t just focusing on the tough task at hand – an intriguing duel with a local bet for a crack at the French Open girls’ singles diadem......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 10th, 2020

Pinay netter loses to hard-serving local at French Open semis

By Kristel Satumbaga     Alex Eala’s impressive French Open Juniors campaign ended Friday night in Paris after yielding to local bet Elsa Jacquemot, 6-3, 6-2, in the semifinal. The second-seeded Eala struggled by dropping her serve six times against the hard-serving French foe in the match that lasted 64 minutes. Jacquemot, seeded third and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 9th, 2020

Alex Eala reaches semis in 2020 French Open juniors

Filipino tennis hope Alex Eala fought through a problematic service game to overcome Czech Republic’s Linda Noskova, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, late Thursday, October 8, 2020, and reach a milestone by barging into the French Open girls singles semifinals. The 15-year-old World No. 4 became the first Filipina to reach this far in a Grand Slam […] The post Alex Eala reaches semis in 2020 French Open juniors appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2020

PH phenom Eala in French Open semis

Alex Eala refused to let her sore leg muscles bother her as she found her winning chances in the decisive third set......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 8th, 2020

Fired-up Eala ousts Czech foe, barges into French Open juniors semis

World No. 4 Alex Eala moved two victories away from a dream and record finish in a junior Grand Slam, foiling Czech Linda Noskova, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, to reach the semifinals of the French Open girls’ singles at Roland Garros Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 8th, 2020

Pleasant news for PH: Eala reaches French Open semis

    By Kristel Satumbaga   Comeback queen. That’s how they hailed top junior netter Alex Eala after the country’s newest star pulled off another remarkable come-from-behind win in the French Open in Paris Thursday (Manila time). Given up for dead after being hammered in the first set, Eala rallied mightily to beat Linda Noskova […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 8th, 2020

Eala makes French Open quarterfinals

Teen sensation Alex Eala of the Philippines fought for almost every point she won in the third set to put away Spanish netter Leyre Romero-Gormaz, 6-1,4-6, 6-1, and advance to the quarterfinals of the 2020 French Open's Roland Garros Junior Tennis Championships girls' singles......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 7th, 2020

Eala reaches 3rd round at Roland Garros

Second seed Alex Eala bucked a big scare from German Mara Guth, battling back from a tough second-set defeat and overcoming a 3-4 deficit in the decider to pound out a 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 victory and barge into the third round of the French Open juniors tournament at Roland Garros yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 6th, 2020

Alex Eala advances to 3rd round of French Open juniors

Alex Eala eked out a gritty win over Germany's Mara Guth on Monday (early Tuesday, Manila time), , 6-1, 5-7, 6-4,  to move on to the third round of the French Open Juniors tournament......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 6th, 2020

Eala advances after erasing 0-4 deficit

Filipina tennis ace Alex Eala marched into the second round of the prestigious 2020 French Open after besting Hungary’s Natalia Szabanin, 6-4, 6-1, yesterday in Paris......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 5th, 2020

Eala battles Hungarian in French Open juniors debut

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA The Philippines’ top junior player, Alex Eala, begins her French Open juniors campaign when she clashes with Natalia Szabanin of Hungary in the first round in Paris, France Sunday. Eala, 15, meets Szabanin for the first time in her career. Eala boasts of a second seeding against her 16-year-old foe. Ranked No. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 4th, 2020

Alex Eala begins French Open bid vs Hungarian foe

The Australian Open girls' doubles champion will go up against Natalia Szabanin of Hungary in the first round of the Roland Garros girls' singles tournament......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 4th, 2020