Tanya Petty surges to the top in women's World Ranking Masters

    05/29/02

    2002 WRM

    Lovvang Bowling Center in Aalborg, Denmark (May 26-30, 2002)

    2002WRMSquad2TanyaPetty.jpg Germany's Tanya Petty posted the highest 8-game block in the second round (worth $1,000) to boost herself from ninth to first in the World Ranking Masters in Lovvang Bowling Center. Petty averaged 224,25 this morning for 16-game total pinfall of 3405, an overall average of 212,81.

    2002WRMTsengSuFen2.jpg Her nearest rival is Tseng Su Fen (right), the spinner from Chinese Taipei, whose 1671 brought her to a grand total of 3348 pins and a 209,25 average. Climbing two spots to secure third place was defending champion Jesmine Ho, Singapore. Ho toppled 3327 pins overall, a 207,94 average.

    2002WRMDiandraHyman2.jpg Diandra Hyman (left), United States moved up two places into fourth at 3313. First block leader Clara Guerrero, Colombia, slipped to fifth behind a 1594-series today.

    2002WRMIbenTchu2.jpg Dane Iben Tchu jumped from 13th to sixth at 3272, with England's Kirsten Penny in seventh a mere one pin behind. Bettina Lund, Denmark, remained in eighth position at 3254, an average of 203,38.

    The twelfth place bowler after this round is merely 50 pins away from eighth place, making this afternoon's third and final round before the cut to the top eight promising to be an extra exciting round.


    Women's Division - Standings after the second block


    Players with position (prev.), country, 16-game total (block 1-2)

    1. (9.) Tanya Petty, GER, 3405 (1611-1794), 212,81
    2. (3.) Tseng Su Feng, TPE, 3348 (1677-1671), 209,25
    3. (5.) Jesmine Ho, SIN, 3327 (1654-1673), 207,94
    4. (6.) Diandra Hyman, USA, 3313 (1644-1669), 207,06
    5. (1.) Clara Juliana Guerrero, COL, 3311 (1717-1594), 206,94
    6. (13.) Iben Tchu, DEN, 3272 (1594-1678), 204,50
    7. (10.) Kirsten Penny, ENG, 3271 (1610-1661), 204,44
    8. (8.) Bettina Lund, DEN, 3254 (1613-1641), 203,38
    Petty received $1,000 for the highest 8-game block.

    9. (4.) Lisa Del Rosario, PHI, 3238 (1658-1580), 202,38
    10. (18.) Linda Haglund, SWE, 3209 (1502-1707), 200,56
    11. (2.) Andrea Mirschel, GER, 3207 (1695-1512), 200,44
    12. (7.) Jennifer Tan, SIN, 3204 (1630-1574), 200,25
    13. (11.) Sofia Granda, GTM, 3188 (1607-1581), 199,25
    14. (14.) Cecilia Yap, PHI, 3178 (1586-1592), 198,63
    15. (19.) Wendy Chai, MAS, 3108 (1495-1613), 194,25
    16. (16.) Martina Beckel, GER, 3106 (1527-1579), 194,13
    17. (17.) Shalin Zulkifli, MAS, 3101 (1503-1598), 193,81
    18. (12.) Karen Marcano, VEN, 3080 (1598-1482), 192,50
    19. (15.) Inngellimar Delany, VEN, 2984 (1560-1424), 186,50
    20. (22.) Michelle Ayala, PRC, 2963 (1439-1524), 185,19
    21. (23.) Cristina Kortright, PRC, 2934 (1418-1516), 183,38
    22. (21.) Lai Kin Ngoh, MAS, 2914 (1453-1461), 182,13
    23. (20.) Piritta Kantola, FIN, 2860 (1476-1384), 178,75
    24. (24.) Aumi Guerra, DOM, 2798 (1381-1417), 174,88