WPBA MASTERS: Eight Undefeated Players Remain; Another Eight Are Eliminated


MT. PLEASANT, MI – (February 8, 2013) Bristol, Virginia's Janet Atwell upset #8 seed Jennifer Barretta 9-5 to advance into the top 8 at the WPBA Masters tonight. Round Three results saw eight players advance to tomorrow's 1 p.m. round. Matchups will include #1 ranked Allison Fisher v. Helena Thornfeldt, 2011 World Masters champ Jasmin Ouschan v. USA's own Monica Webb of Atlanta, GA; newly inducted Hall of Famer Jeanette Lee v. the "Irish Invader" and fellow Hall of Famer Karen Corr, and Korea's Ga Young Kim vs. Janet Atwell.

The WPBA Masters 9-Ball Championship first round of the one loss bracket is complete. Winners of the following matches will compete to stay alive in this evening's rounds. Losers finish 25-32.

Allison Fisher d. Dawn Hopkins 9-3
Helena Thornfeldt d. Vicki Paski 9-4
Jeanette Lee d. Jennifer Chen 9-6
Karen Corr d. Joanne Ashton 9-5
Ga Young Kim d. Jana Montour 9-3
Monica Webb d. Kim White Newsome 9-8
Jasmin Ouschan d. Melissa Little 9-8
Janet Atwell d. Jennifer Barretta 9-5

ONE LOSS ROUND RESULTS (Losers finish 25th)
Line Kjorsvik d. Sara Miller 9-1
Borana Andoni d. Nicole Cuellar 9-4
Kelly Kavanaugh d. Eve Stockstill 9-6

For the first time in the history of the Women’s Pro Billiard Tour, the entire semi final and final matches will run LIVE on ESPN3, beginning Sunday at 1 p.m. Fans can head to http://www.wpba.com for more info and tournament brackets, or visit the link direct at http://espn.go.com/watchespn/index/_/id/817665/wpba-masters. During the broadcast, fans can tweet questions to players and commentators Include #WPBAlive in your Tweet!

WPBA Masters Sponsors
Auto-Owners joins WPBA Masters sponsors Diamond Billiard Products, Iwan Simonis Cloth, Aramith pro balls, Delta-13 (racks) and online gameroom supplier Pooldawg in sponsoring this historic event on the 2013 Women’s Pro Billiard Tour.