Manila, Jan. 4 -- Seeded netters took the spotlight yesterday after beating less fancied rivals in the 30th Andrada Cup Age Group Tennis Championships at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Courts.

Girls 14-under top seed Marielle Alexi Jarata spearheaded the day's winners by beating Chelsea Roque, 6-3, 6-4, advancing in the quarterfinals of the weeklong tournament.

She next faces fifth pick Annika Diwa, who trounced Alecsa Ilano, 6-0, 6-2.

Second pick Angeline Alcala also moved into the Final 8 after besting Airies Jane Tanawan, 6-1, 6-1, and will meet No. 8 Anna Bloom, 6-1, 6-0 winner over Yra Nicole Malubag.

Girls 18-under fourth seed Julia Ignacio, meanwhile, also advanced via a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Jezzelle Tristen Romero, to face unranked ...