Manila, March 8 -- Lanz Zafra and Mikaela de Guzman took home the open singles titles in the 13th Prima Pasta Badminton Championships held recently at the Powersmash Badminton Hall in Makati City.

Zafra won the open men's singles championship by beating 2018 champ Rabie Oba-ob, 21-7, 19-21, 21-15.

Zafra first took down erstwhile champ Shahrul Shazwan, 16-21, 21-11, 21-16, in the quarterfinals before beating fellow national team member Ros Pedrosa, 21-19, 21-7, in the semifinals to set up a date with Oba-ob in the championship round.

De Guzman, on the other hand, pulled off an upset against Sarah Barredo, 21-13, 21-18, in the open women's division finals to win the title in the said division.

Meanwhile, Peter Magnaye and Alvin Morada won...