USA’s #1 Shane Van Boening handed Immonen his first and only loss in the tournament 150 to 97. Reiging World Tournament 14.1 Champ John Schmidt ran 100 to eventually hand Johnny Archer a loss. THis setup the Archer/ Immonen match. After some deliberate safety exchange, MIka took a scouple scratches and then came with a run of 50. He was then stuck in the pack with no shot. Except for a possible and unlikely combination involving 5 balls. The Finnish took the flyer and made the incredible multi combo and continued his run to 102 balls. Eventually Immonen took the match. This was Mika’s second century of the event plus he had two other near century matches.
Immonen has advanced to the third and final stage of 200 points once again as he has done now in his eighth year in a row.
Mika faces USA’s Danny Barouty today at 1:30pm with the winner advancing to the quarter finals.
Other undefeated players with 5 and 0 records includes Finland’s Mika Immonen #3 seed, Scotland’s Jonni Fulcher #4 seed, China’s Wang Can #5 seed, USA’s Charlie WIlliams #6 seed. USA’s Corey Deuel and Philipines Warren Kiamco both have one loss but took the #7 and #8 seeds.
Today’s marquee TV table line-up includes:
11:00 am GER vs USA – Hohmann vs Eberle
1:30 pm USA vs GER – Hatch vs Ortmann
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