Choi Hye-mi advance to the semifinals of the NH Nonghyup Card LPBA Championship

 The 6th ‘Queen’ of the professional billiards LPBA season was condensed into a four-way match between Ye-eun Kim (Welcome Savings Bank) and Jin-ah Kim (Hana Card), and Min-young Kim (Blue One Resort) and Hye-mi Choi (Welcome Savings Bank). 지울프-토토

In the quarterfinals of the ‘NH Nonghyup Card LPBA Championship’ held at ‘Goyang KINTEX PBA Stadium’ in Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do on the 7th

Kim Ye-eun, Kim Jin-ah, and Choi Hye-mi side by side defeated Kim Sang-ah, Jeong Eun-young, and Yong Hyeon-ji (High1 Resort) with a set score of 3-1 to advance to the semifinals. It went up. 

Kim Min-young advanced to the semifinals by winning 3-2 after a full set battle with the ‘invitational champion’ Kim Gap-seon.

Kim Ye-eun, who is the only one among the semi-finalists who has ever won the LPBA, turned around Kim Sang-ah, who defeated ‘Empress’ Kim Ga-young in the quarter-finals. 

Kim Ye-eun, who took the lead by winning the first and second sets 11-1 and 11-7 in 10 innings

gave up the third set 8-11 after 16 innings, but was able to score 5 high runs in the 4th set and last only 4 innings.

They won 11-7 and advanced to the semifinals with a set score of 3-1. 

As a result, Kim Ye-eun attempts to win her third title in one year and 10 months since she lifted her second championship cup at the ‘Crown Haitai Championship’ in the last 20-21 season.

Kim Ye-eun’s opponent in the semifinals is Kim Jin-ah, an ‘all-rounder’ who switched from pocket ball to 3-cushion. 

Jin-ah Kim met Eun-young Jeong in the quarterfinals and won the first and second sets 11-8 (8 innings) and 11-4 (9 innings). 

She later dropped the third set 6-11 (11 innings), but she came back to win the fourth set 11-8 (15 innings) to finish 3-1, her best professional result (semi-finals). achieved.

Jin-ah Kim, who took on the challenge of becoming a professional player after being ranked No. 1 in the amateur rankings with 3 cushions last season

suffered the pain of being eliminated in the first round of three consecutive tours in the beginning, but she quickly adapted and rose to the top by reaching the round of 16, quarter-finals, and semi-finals.

She has only reached the quarterfinals once in five tours this season

but she is in good form this season and is looking to win her first professional title.

Minyoung Kim won after a close battle in a full set against her LPBA ‘invitation queen’ Kim Gap-seon, and advanced to the semifinals for the first time in five seasons since her debut. 

When Kim Min-young won the first set 11-4 in 9 innings, Kim Gap-seon fought back by winning the second set 11-5 (10 innings). 

Kim Min-young immediately ran away by winning the third set 11-8 (8 innings), but Kim Gap-seon once again finished the fourth set with a score of 11-1 in 5 innings, balancing the set score at 2-2. 

Minyoung Kim earned a ticket to the semifinals with a score of 9-5

scoring 9 points after 14 innings in the 5th set, and burst into tears when her advancement to the semifinals was confirmed.

Choi Hye-mi won the final semifinal ticket. Choi Hye-mi took the first two sets against Yong Hyun-ji, 11-3, 11-0 in 6 innings. 

She quickly took the lead, especially with her heightened senses, such as scoring 9 points in the first set. 

Yong Hyun-ji won the third set 11-9 after a long game of 19 innings and chased down a set. 

However, in the 4th set, Choi Hye-mi won the set 11-8 in 6 innings and finished the game with a set score of 3-1.

The LPBA semifinals will begin with the first semifinal match between Kim Ye-eun and Kim Jin-ah at 12 p.m. on the 8th

followed by the second semi-final match between Kim Min-young and Choi Hye-mi at 2:30 p.m. 

The winner of the semifinals will compete in a best-of-seven series to determine the final winner at 7 p.m. on the same day for a prize of 30 million won.

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