(Doha, Qatar)—With a super cool demeanor and a red hot stroke, Yukio Akagariyama (赤狩山幸男)of Japan won the 2011 World 9-ball Championship, defeating the Philippines Ronnie Alcano in a tense and scintillating finals match on Friday night, 13-11.
Akagariyama won the title with a brilliant display of pressure packed 9-ball before a cheering partisan crowd of close to 1500 people, most of them Filipinos, at the Al Sadd Sports Club in Doha, Qatar.
Asia - TV network giant ESPN Star Sports will be airing the Dragon Promotions produced Yalin Women's World 10-Ball Championship from February 15 through March 31,2011. It's a record total of 45 days straight airing every televised match of the event. The event took place in October with