WPBA Round Three Results; Eight remain undefeated

TULSA, OK - The WPBA US Open 9-Ball Championships is down to the final eight undefeated players after an intense round on the winner's side. Players still undefeated include defending champion Allison Fisher, Jennifer Barretta of NYC, Taiwan's Jennifer Chen, junior national champion Brittany Bryant of Canada, Norway's Line Kjorsvik (in a nail-biter 9-8 over the Texas Tornado Vivian Villarreal), Austrian native Gerda Hofstatter, and Swedish import Helena Thornfeldt. California's Melissa Herndon upset the "Black Widow" Jeanette Lee this round with a 9-4 victory; Jeanette will attempt to come through the one loss side. 
Round Three Winner's Bracket Results 
Allison Fisher d. Kim Shaw 9-4
Jennifer Barretta d. Jessica Barnes 9-4
Jennifer Chen d. Ewa Luarance 9-5
Brittany Bryant d. Stacy Novack 9-4
Melissa Herndon d. Jeanette Lee 9-4
Line Kjorsvik d. Vivian Villarreal 9-8
Gerda Hofstatter d. Angel Paglia 9-7
Helena Thornfeldt d. Sara Miller 9-0 
Winners of these matches all play at 8:15 p.m. this evening. Winners are guaranteed a spot in tomorrow's ESPN quarter finals. Losers move to the one-loss side to attempt to make the final eight for the single elimination final stage of the tournament. Fans and media can keep up with ongoing results at http://www.wpba.com/images/stories/brackets/2012_us_open.pdf (refresh the link for the most up-to-date results!)  
Schedule of Events:
Saturday, June 9 at 1 pm
ESPN Quarterfinals (Tix are $20 general admission, $25 VIP)
Sunday, June 10 at 1 pm
ESPN Semifinals and Final (Tix are $20 general admission, $25 VIP)
The quarter final, semi final and final matches will be taped by ESPN for seven one-hour national broadcasts, airing Saturday, July 14, (Quarterfinals 12-4pm on ESPN2) and Sunday, July 15, (Semifinals/Final 1-4pm on ESPN2).    
It all takes place at the River Spirit Event Center, adjacent to the River Spirit Casino at 81st and Riverside in Tulsa.  
Tickets are just $10 on June 7th & 8th and $20 on June 9th and 10th!  VIP tickets are available for $25. Visit www.riverspirittulsa.com/entertainment/eventcenter for tickets and more information!