Iloilo hosts PHILTA tennis tournament

PHILTA tournament will be hosted by La Paz, Iloilo City. (PHILTA FB page)

By: Leobert Julian A. de la Peña

The United La Paz Tennis Recreation Association (ULTRA) will host the PHILTA tennis tournament on August 9-13 2019, at the La Paz district tennis courts. The Philippine Tennis Association (PHILTA) is the national governing body for tennis in the Philippines.

The tourney will have 11 categories: 8 and under (unisex), 10 and under (unisex), 12 and under (boys and girls), 14 and under (boys and girls), 16 and under (boys and girls), 18 and under (boys and girls), 10 and under (unisex doubles), 14 and under (boys and girls doubles), and 18 and under (boys and girls doubles).

As the national governing body for lawn tennis in the Philippines, PHILTA aims to scout and hone local talents that excel in the sport.

Tennis players from all over the Philippines will grace Iloilo and will trade groundstrokes as the PHILTA tournament holds its Visayas leg in the city.

Submission of entries is until August 7, 2019.