Both top seeds sidelined in World Ranking Masters Quarterfinals

    05/14/06

    2006 WRM

    Cosmo Bowling in Kuwait City, Kuwait (May 9-15, 2006)

    Putty_Armein_4708.jpg Men's and women's No. 1 seeds, Wu Siu Hong from Hong Kong and Germany's Tanya Petty, both were sidelined by the No. 8 seeded players in the first match play round of the 2006 World Ranking Masters finals. Siu Hong went out in two games against local favorite Khalid Al Dubyan, 2-0, in the best-of-three games format. Petty lost the deciding third game against Putty Armein (pictured), Indonesia 234-183.


    Men's Division - Quarterfinals


    Single-elimination, best-of-three games
    losers eliminated, earn US$1,500 each


    #8 Khalid Al Dubyan, Kuwait def. #1 Wu Siu Hong, Hong Kong, 2-0
    220-191, 256-196
    Pattern: Game 1 long, Game 2 short.

    #2 Osku Palermaa, Finland def. #7 Robert Andersson, Sweden, 2-0
    223-205, 236-220
    Pattern: Game 1 short, Game 2 long.

    #6 Pasi Uotila, Finland def. #3 Luis Rodriguez, Puerto Rico, 2-1
    234-212, 174-186, 215-166
    Pattern: Game 1 long, Game 2 short, Game 3 long.

    #5 Ryan Lalisang, Indonesia def. #4 Zulmazran Zulkifli, Malaysia, 2-1
    224-239, 238-205, 204-189
    Pattern: Game 1 short, Game 2 long, Game 3 short.


    Women's Division - Quarterfinals


    Single-elimination, best-of-three games
    losers eliminated, earn US$1,500 each


    #8 Putty Armein, Indonesia def. #1 Tanya Petty, Germany, 2-1
    188-151, 171-196, 234-183
    Pattern: Game 1 short, Game 2 long, Game 3 short.

    #2 Helen Johnsson, Sweden def. #7 Kamilla Kjeldsen, Denmark, 2-1
    198-225, 247-190, 189-168
    Pattern: Game 1 short, Game 2 long, Game 3 short.

    #6 Sara Vargas, Colombia def. #3 Anna Mattsson-Baard, Sweden, 2-0
    217-178, 256-218
    Pattern: Game 1 short, Game 2 long.

    #4 Shalin Zulkifli, Malaysia def. #5 Britt Bröndsted, Denmark, 2-0
    224-185, 194-193
    Pattern: Game 1 long, Game 2 short.