AJHS student Mik Balce wins 14U singles title in Mayor Duterte Kadayawan Tennis Championship!

August 15, 2013
Paul Daza; Photos by Prescila S. Balce

Ateneo de Manila Junior High School student Manuel “Mik” Balce III of 8-Berchmans recently bagged another lawn tennis title at the recent Mayor Rody and Vice Mayor Pulong Duterte  Kadayawan Age-Group Tennis Championships in Matina, Davao.  As reported in www.sunstar.com.ph, Mik beat fellow Manila player Justin Suarez 6-7 (10-8), 6-2, 6-1 for the 14U boys singles title on Sunday, August 11. The tournament was held at the GSIS Tennis Club Courts in Matina, Davao.   

Last April, Mik also competed in Palarong Pambansa in Dumaguete City as a member of the NCR Lawn Tennis Team. Together with partner Marcus del Rosario of San Beda, Mik won a gold medal in the lawn tennis doubles event, elementary boys category.