Manalo comes back for Challenge of Champions First Round Win

Marlon Manalo

With a win over Niels Feijen, Marlon Manalo became the third player today to advance to the second round of the International Challenge of Champions.

Manalo started off slow and lost the first set 5-2, but came back to score a 5-2 win in the second set and force the one game tie breaker.

Manalo won the lag and was able to keep control of the table on his way to the win and a match with Johnny Archer on Thurdsay.

The final match of the day today will feature Ralf Souquet vs defending champion Fong Pang Chao. The winner will face Thorsten Hohmann on Thursday.

Complete brackets for the event are posted and will be updated Wednesday and Thursday.