Cambodian Express’ Throng Piabi (Blue One Resort) and ‘original queen’ Lim Jeong-suk (Crown Haetae) met again in the semi-finals after 4 months. The two are aiming for a total of 6 wins, the most LPBA record, in this tournament.
Pro Billiards 2023-24 season 2nd tour ‘Silk Road & Ansan PBA-LPBA Championship’ held at Sangnoksu Gymnasium in Ansan, Gyeonggi-do on the 7th스포츠토토, Slong Piabi and Lim Jung-sook defeated Jang Hye-ri and Kim Da-hee side by side with a set score of 3-1 and 4 succeeded in reaching the river.
As a result, Throne Piabi and Lim Jeong-suk will face each other again in the semi-finals 4 months after the semi-finals of the SK Rent-A-Car World Championship, the last tour of last season. His career record is 2 wins, leading Throng. In the opening match of the previous tour, Throng Piabi only made it to the round of 32 and Jung-sook Lim only made it to the round of 64. If either of the two players wins this tournament, they will record 6 wins, the most wins in the LPBA. Currently, Throng Piabi, Lim Jeong-suk, and Kim Ga-yeong (Hana Card) are recording 5 wins side by side.
‘Cambodia Express’ Throng Piabi took revenge on Jang Hye-ri, who was caught in the round of 32 of the opening match (Gyeongju Blue One Resort Championship), the previous tour. The first set was overpowered 11-0 in just 3 innings, and the second set was also won 11-4 (14 innings). The third set was lost 10-11 in 17 innings, but the fourth set was won 11-5 (11 innings) to put an end to the game.
The “original queen” Lim Jung-sook also defeated Kim Da-hee, who caused a sensation in the quarterfinals by defeating Lee Mi-rae (High1 Resort) and Jang Ga-yeon (Huons). Lim Jeong-suk took her first set 6-11 in 9 innings, but she immediately regained her concentration and won her 3 sets 11-3, 11-6, 11-4, making the set score 3. -1 won.
In the other quarterfinal match, ‘billiard fairy’ Yong Hyunji (High1 Resort) defeated Gayoung Kim, who raised her momentum by recording LPBA’s first perfect cue the day before, and advanced to the quarterfinals. Yong Ji-ji also lost her first set 5-11 (7 innings), but won all close matches from the second set, 11-9, 11-10, 11-10, and finished the match with a set score of 3-1.
Hyunji Yong obtained a ticket to the semifinals 1 year and 10 months after the 2nd tour (TS Shampoo Championship) in the 2021-22 season, when he recorded his best performance (runner-up).
Kang Ji-eun (SK Rent-A-Car) also made it to the semifinals after a year and a half. Kang Ji-eun defeated Kim Se-yeon (Huons), Oh Soo-jung, and Kim Bo-mi (NH Nonghyup Card) in turn in the quarterfinals, and won a set score 3-0 against ‘Rookie’ Jeon Ji-woo, who reached the quarterfinals.
The LPBA semifinals will be held on the 8th at 5:30 pm. The event, which will be held at Sangnoksu Gymnasium in Ansan, Gyeonggi-do, is free of charge.