15th June, Manila: 2019 Asian Youth Team gold medallist, Jermaine Seah of Singapore snatched victory in the Ladies' Open Masters Round 1 finals of the PBF 3rd Philippine International Open in the final game at Coronado Lanes, Starmall EDSA in Mandaluyong City.
Defending champion, Liza Del Rosario got off to a cracking start with a superb 233 in her opening game of the Ladies' Open Masters Round 1. 2019 Asian Youth Masters gold medallist, Gillian Lim also started well with 215 to trail the Filipina by 18 pins.
Rosario continued to set a blistering pace reeling in 207 and 215 to extend her lead to 25 pins. Newly-crowned 2019 Malaysian International Open champion, moved up quickly into second spot folllowed by RP's Alexis Sy in third.
Jermaine Seah crawled her way up to fourth after a moderate start while Lim slipped away into fifth. Rosario held on to her lead despite managing only 182 in the fourth game. Seah added a splendid 234 to take over second spot and narrowed the gap to just 15 pins.