Biado bows to Fu in World Ten Ball Championship
CARLO Biado’s dream to become next big thing in the pool arena was halted this afternoon, May 15, after he bowed to Fu Jianbo of China, 5-9, in one of two featured semifinal matches in the WPA World Ten Ball Championship at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.
Fu took a 8-1 commandling lead and never looked back.
“Naunahan kasi tayo eh,” said Biado.
Fu set up calsh for the championship against Huidji See of the Netherlands, who brought downed Yukio Akakariyama of Japan 9-6, in other final four match.
Earlier, Biado nipped countryman Dennis Orcollo, 9-4, in Saturday’s quarter-final round.
Fu, meantime dealt Lee Van Corteza, 9-8, Akakayarima nipped Chris Melling of Great Britain, 9-6, while See defeated Tony Drago of Malta, 9-4.
The $250,000 total pot prize offers $60,000 to the champion.