Van Corteza joins Immonen in World 10-Ball Finals

Lee Van Corteza

Filipino sensation Lee Van Corteza has joined Mika Immonen in the finals of the World 10-Ball Championship.

Corteza ended the run of Spain's David Alcaide with a hard fought 9-7 win.

Corteza held an early 5-2 lead, but Alcaide came out ahead in multiple safety battles to claw back to a 6-6 tie and then a 7-6 lead.

The match ended up tied again at 7-7, before Corteza took control and won the last two racks to earn his spot in the finals.

Earlier in the day, Immonen defeated Corteza's countryman Antonio Lining 9-7 to earn his spot in the finals.

The final match, scheduled to begin in minutes, will be one race to eleven with the winner earning $60,000 in prize money.