16th August, Kaohsiung: 2017 Chinese Taipei champion led 2016 champion, Huang Chiung-Yao and two-time winner, Chien Hsiu-Lan to a 1-2-3 finish in the Ladies' Open Round 1 finals of the 19th Koahsiung International on Friday.
2018 Asian School All Events and Masters gold medallist, Quek Lu Yi of Singapore got off the round with a cracking 232 to lead Chinese Taipei's Li Hsiao-Pin and Korea's Kim Yeon Woo, who shared second spot, eight pins adrift.
Quek added another strong game of 228 to extend her lead to 25 pins as a second Korean Kim Ju Hyeong took over second. Li dropped off after a poor 185 while Wang Ya-Ting moved up into third spot.
Kim rolled 213 to take over the running after the Singaporean stumbled to a poor 167 in the third game but held second spot. Wang remained in third. Two-time Chinese Taipei Open winner, Chien, who had 200, 214 and 197 in her first three games, posted a superb fourth game of 247 to become the third leader.