SAVING THE DAY FOR THE US
A GRITTY FIGHT BACK LEAVES MAX EBERLE THE LONE AMERICAN LEFT AS THE 2012 WORLD 8-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP MOVES INTO THE KNOCKOUT STAGES IN FUJAIRAH
(Fujairah, UAE)–Facing elimination, and bearing the burden of having to carry the hopes of the United States squarely on his shoulders, Max Eberle proved his mettle tonight at the Fujairah Tennis and Country club, pulling out a hard fought come from behind 7-4 win over Singapore’s Kwang Chan Ken to advance to the round of 64 knockout stage at the 2012 World 8-ball Championship.
Eberle, who originally hails from Ohio but now resides in Las Vegas, is now the sole American left in this year’s World 8-ball Championship. The single elimination knockout stage begins on Wednesday at 2pm(GMT +4). All matches will be race to 9, alternate break.