MANILA, Philippines — Dennis Orcollo and Carlo Biado led seven different Filipinos who made the second spherical of the US Open Pool Championship at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic Metropolis, New Jersey.
Orcollo, an Asian Video games gold medalist, thrashed his first two opponents—blanking Miguel Medieta of Argentina, 9-0, and whipping American Paul Spaanstra, 9-2.
Biado, a former world champion, ripped Steve Fleming of the USA, 9-2, and dominated Vincent Beauvirage of Canada, 9-3.
The 2, nonetheless, face a tall order of their subsequent match on Thursday. Orcollo clashes with Corey Deuel, who gained the distinguished occasion in 2001, whereas Biado takes on former world No. 1 Mika Immonen of Finland within the race-to-11.
Veteran cue artists Jeff De Luna, Roberto Gomez, Warren Kiamco additionally swept their first two contests.
Jeffrey Ignacio, Johann Chua and James Aranas, likewise, have remained unscathed up to now.
However not each Filipino moved on as Daniel Dagotdot and Dan Segui have been despatched packing early.
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