Sunday, 10 April 2011

Lining beats Corteza to enter PH Open quarters

Posted by chardyboy on Sunday, April 10, 2011 0 comments


MANILA, Philippines – World’s Top 2 player, Antonio “Nikoy” Lining, advanced to the Last 8 of the Philippine Open Pool Championships after defeating compatriot Lee Van Corteza on Sunday at the SM Megamall.

Lining outplayed former World Ten Ball runner-up Corteza, 9-5, to remain unbeaten in the World Pool-Billiards Association (WPA) sanctioned event.

The Mindoro-native Lining, ranked by the WPA as the second best player in the world, worked his way out of a 5-4 deficit on his solid breaking game to turn back Corteza.

The victory assured Lining of a seat in the quarterfinals.

“Yung ganda ng break ang nagdidikta ng laro kapag maganda yung break mo, mga 80 percent yung tsansa mo to win a rack,” said Lining.

Lining, scheduled to face Liu Hai Tao of China, was joined in the quarterfinal round by Germans Ralf Souquet and Thorsten Hohmann. – By Marlon Bernardino


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