(Photos from IPTL)
The Philippine Mavericks didn’t disappoint the Filipino fans after getting the victory over the UAE Royals 29-18 in the first day of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) Manila leg on Sunday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.
“I really enjoy the format, and that’s why I’m here again! The crowd in Manila was great last year, and more so this year, it was wonderful walking out for the home team.” Serena Williams said about being back in the Philippines to play Tennis.
Mens: Mark Philippoussis def. Goran Ivanisevic, 6-2
Mens: Milos Raonic def. Tomas Berdych, 6-4
Womens: Serena Williams def. Ana Ivanovic, 6-3
Mix: Kristina Mladenovic/Daniel Nestor def. Serena Williams/Treat Huey, 6-5
Mens: Richard Gasquet/Edouard Roger-Vasselin def. Tomas Berdych/Daniel Nestor, 6-3