Dyan Castillejo

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Dyan Castillejo
Born (1965-09-15) 15 September 1965 (age 56)
Other namesDyan Castillejo-Garcia
OccupationBroadcaster
Years active1992–present
Spouse(s)Anton Garcia

Tennis career
Country (sports) Philippines
Singles
Career record7–13
Doubles
Career record5–16
Medal record
Tennis
Representing  Philippines
Southeast Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 1981 Manila Team
Silver medal – second place 1987 Jakarta Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Singapore Team
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Bangkok Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Bangkok Team
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Jakarta Mixed Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Jakarta Team

Dyan Castillejo-Garcia (born 15 September 1965[1]) commonly known by her maiden name, Dyan Castillejo is a Filipino former tennis player and sports reporter.

Tennis career[edit]

Castillejo represented the Philippines in the Fed Cup ties from 1981 to 1990.[1] She also competed in the Asian Games, Southeast Asian Games, Junior Wimbledon and Junior US Open. She was also the first Filipino to earn a WTA women's ranking.[2]

In 2017, Castillejo was conferred the Fed Cup Commitment Award, an award given to players that has played at least 20 World Group ties or 40 ties in any level, by the International Tennis Federation. She was the first Filipino to be given with the distinction.[2]

Post-playing career[edit]

Castillejo has worked as a sports interviewer for ABS-CBN Sports, interviewing Manny Pacquiao and his Mexican opponents. She is also host for a number of TV programs such as The World Tonight, Gym Team, The MBA-Beat, TV Patrol, and Sports Unlimited.[3]

Television[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Castillejo is married to Anton Garcia, a businessman since 1999.[4] She has a son, Matthew who also plays competitive tennis. Her son has won the Under-14 national group tournament title in 2016.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dyan Castillejo". Fed Cup. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Tennis: Dyan Castillejo honored for PH team commitment at Fed Cup". ABS-CBN News. 9 June 2017. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  3. ^ mb.com.ph
  4. ^ Ranoa-Bismark, Maridol (26 December 2000). "Marriage becomes Dyan". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Dyan Castillejo's son nabs Under 14 title in national tennis tilt". ABS-CBN News. 14 June 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2017.

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