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Filipina tennister Alex Eala bags Australian Open juniors doubles title

Filipina tennis player Alex Eala and her Indonesian partner Priska Madelyn Nugroho bagged the championship in the 2020 Australian Open Juniors girls' doubles on Friday.

The Southeast Asian pair needed only 49 minutes to stop Slovenia's Ziva Falkner and the United Kingdom's Matilda Mutavdzic in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2.

Eala and Nugroho advanced to the final after defeating Linda Fruhvirtova of Czech Republic and Kamilla Bartone of Latvia in the semis.

Eala also competed in the women's singles and advanced to the Round of 16. She ended her campaign after a loss against Hong Kong's Hong Yi Cody, 6-1, 6-3. —Justin Kenneth Carandang/MGP, GMA News