Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Filipino Billiards Player Lee Van Corteza is First Runner-Up in the 2007 Guinness 9-Ball Tour!

Congratulations to Filipino billiards sensation Lee Van Corteza, aka Van Van, who placed First Runner-Up in the 2007 Guinness 9-ball Tour Grand Finals held at the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Bali, Indonesia. Corteza lost to Taiwan's Chang Jun-ling (11-8). Chang won the $36,000 top prize and the 2007 Asia Pool King title. Van Van, the cue artist from Davao City, got $10,000.

Corteza defeated Taiwan's Wu Chia-ching (11-9) in the semifinals to arrange the titular showdown with Chang.

Grand Final Results
Champion (US$36,000) - Chang Jung-Lin (TPE)

Runner-Up (US$10,000) - Lee Van Corteza (PHI)

Joint-third (US$5,400)
Wu Chia-Ching (TPE)
Yang Ching-Shun (TPE)

Preliminaries - 3rd Place (US$2,400)
Ronato Alcano (PHI)
Chao Fong-Pang (PHI)

Preliminaries – 4th Place (US$2,200)
Dharmindar Singh Lilly (IND)
Ibrahim Amir (MAS)

Preliminaries – 5th Place (US$2,000)
Ricky Yang (INA)
Bernard Tey (SIN)

Lee Van Corteza's Titles and Tours

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Anna said...

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THE ANiTOKiD said...

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