Francis Casey Alcantara

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Francis Casey Alcantara
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Alcantara playing in the second round of boys singles at Wimbledon on 29th June 2010
Full name Francis Casey Alcantara
Country  Philippines
Residence Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
Born (1992-02-04) 4 February 1992 (age 23)
Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro 2009
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record 5–3
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Junior 1R (2009, 2010)
French Open Junior 1R (2009)
Wimbledon Junior 2R (2010)
US Open Junior 1R (2009)
Doubles
Career record 3–0
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open Junior W (2009)
French Open Junior 2R (2009, 2010)
Wimbledon Junior 2R (2010)
US Open Junior 1R (2009)
Last updated on: 17 May 2010.

Francis Casey "Niño"[1] Alcantara (born February 4, 1992) is a top-level tennis player from the Philippines. He won the 2009 Australian Open Boy's Doubles event with Hsieh Cheng-peng, beating Mikhail Biryukov and Yasutaka Uchiyama, 6-4, 6-2 in the final.

On January 1, 2009, Alcantara reached his highest junior ranking of World Number 14. In winning the 2009 Australian Open Boy's Doubles title, Alcantara and Cheng-peng did not lose a set during the entire tournament.

Alcantara recently completed his secondary education at Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan High School. He shares his winning titles with his co-Ateneans, loved ones, and especially to his late father.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Page for Francis Casey "Niño" Alcantara". 12 July 2009. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 

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