US Open Pool Championship: Defending Champion Carlo Biado, Shane Van Boening and Joshua Filler headline | News about billiards
The US Open Pool Championships take place at Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic City from October 10 to 15 with the goal of defending Carlo Biado’s title; you can watch the last two days of action live on Sky Sports This Friday and Saturday
Last Updated: 10/09/22 6:27 pm
Defending champion Carlo Biado, world No. 1 Shane Van Boening and Joshua Filler made headlines at the US Open Swimming Championships in Atlantic City this week with the last two days of the tournament being streamed live on Sky Sports.
Filipino star Biado will meet Dalibor Nikolin in the opening match of the tournament as he leads the field of 256 alongside the likes of five-time and newly crowned world champion Van Boening, Filler, Skyler Woodward and many greats Another prepares to take on players from all four corners of the world in six days.
World No 1 Nineball Van Boening will begin his quest to win a sixth US Open title against rising star Joey Tate while 2019 champion Filler will face off against Canada’s Jeffrey Kennedy to start his week.
This year’s US Open saw the return of some of Asia’s top talent as Ko Pin Yi met Ben Crawley and his brother Ping Chung faced off against Robert Blackiston.
Lee Van Corteza – the 2013 World Cup champion in Pool – will return to fight Andrew Finnigan.
Scotland’s Jayson Shaw will continue the hunt for a second US Open crown ahead of first man Vincent Beaurivage.
This tournament also sees Fedor Gorst, Kristina Tkach and Margarita Fefilova all return at Nineball Arena and they will meet Coen Bell, Henrik Larsson and Stephen Folan respectively.
Two-time Mosconi Cup winner Woodward will face Nicholas Yale and five-time US Open champion Earl Strickland will face Liu Ri Teng.
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The US Open Billiards Championship returns to its new home, Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City as the 256 field aiming to take down one of the most prestigious titles in billiards. Watch Friday and Saturday’s action live on Sky Sports.