Alcantara falls to Italian netter

The last Filipino standing in the 20th Mitsubishi Lancer ITF Junior Championships fell Thursday.

But Francis Casey Alcantara, the second seed, did not go out without a fight. He won the first set and then battled cramps in the decisive third before finally succumbing to Italian Matteo Civorolo in the day’s most stunning upset.

The score was 2-6, 6-3, 7-5 at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center.

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