HANOI, Vietnam—Reigning US Open champion Carlo Biado held his floor to edge Darry Chia of Malaysia 9-7 on Saturday and advance to the lads’s 9-ball singles quarterfinals within the thirty first Southeast Asian Games right here.
After taking a snug 8-3 lead, Biado, 38, missed the seven-ball on the decrease left-hand pocket that led to Chia notching 4 straight racks.
Biado, the 2017 singles champion in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ultimately returned to the desk and closed out the match, avoiding what may have been a shocking exit.
Another Filipino in Jeffrey Roda reached the final eight of the lads’s snooker 6-red singles, outlasting Nguyen Pham Hoai of Vietnam, 5-4.
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