Marcano, Chai to bowl for Women's World Ranking Masters crown



    Senayan Sportainment Bowling Center in Jakarta, Indonesia (April 30 - May 6, 2008)

    2008WRMWendyChai_small.jpg 2008WRMKarenMarcano_small.jpg Top seeded Karen Marcano (l.), Venezuela, advanced to the title match of the Women's World Ranking Masters at Senayan Sportainment Bowling Center in Jakarta, Indonesia, with a 2-1 victory over Diana Zavjalova, Latvia. Marcano had to go the distance in best-of-three games format and won the deciding third game, 199-173.

    She will meet Wendy Chai (r.), Malaysia, who targets to improve on a second-place finish in 2005. Chai eliminated Krista Pöllänen, Finland, two-games-to-none.

    Pöllänen finished third and Zavjalova fourth, worth $3,000. The champion will walk a way with the $10.000 (approx. $6,425) top prize, while the runner-up receives $5,000.

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