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    Orcollo narrowly makes it to round of 8 in China

    May 18, 2013
    Dennis Orcollo narrowly makes it past Chuan and into the quarterfinals. Jerome Ascano

    DEFENDING champion Dennis Orcollo stayed in the hunt in the World Pool Association China Open, escaping with an 11-10 victory over compatriot Johann Chua to make it to the quarterfinal round of the 9-ball event in Shanghai.

    Orcollo will next face Fu Che Wei of Chinese Taipei, who won over Chris Melling of Great Britain, 11-3.

    Orcollo, who won the 2012 crown against Lu Hui Chan of Chinese Taipei, joined two other Filipinos in the quarterfinals.

    Carlo Biado defeated Ryu Seungwoo of Korea, 11-8, while Lee Van Corteza downed Albin Ouschan of Austria, 11-8.

    Biado will take on Fu Juan Bo of China, who won over Chang Jung Lin of Chinese Taipei, 11-7. Corteza will face Ko Pin Yi after the Taiwanese beat Han Haoxiang of China, 11-9.

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