EFREN “Bata” Reyes and Francisco “Django” Bustamante had contrasting fates Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) in the fourth round of the US Open in Virginia, USA. The 58-year-old Reyes thumped Thorsten Hohmann of Germany, 11-9, but Bustamante bowed out in the loser’s bracket after a 10-11 loss to countryman Warren Kiamco. Other PH bets who advanced were Alex Pagulayan, Ronnie Alcano and the veteran Amang Parica. Musong Castillo
By Mark Giongco
Two-time winners Efren “Bata” Reyes and Francisco “Django” Bustamante of Philippines-B bowed to Mika “the Iceman” Immonen and Petri Makkonen of Finland, 5-9, Saturday night in the 2012 PartyPoker.net World Cup of Pool at the Robinson’s Ermita Midtown Activity Center in Manila.
By Roy Luarca
Wield the cue stick, hit magic shots, and spread the word of God.
By Manolo R. Iñigo
Billiards great Efren “Bata” Reyes will again be among the favorites in the 22nd World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) Men’s 9-Ball Championship slated in Doha on June 22 to 29.