U.S. Open Billiards Championships Kicks Off

U.S. Open Boasts Full 256-Player Field
U.S. Open 9-Ball Championships / Chesapeake, VA

The U.S. Open 9-Ball Championships boasts a full 256-player field for its thirty-fifth installment, with roughly 13 ladies participating in the event for the first time ever. The week-long tournament is hosted by the Chesapeake Conference Center in Chesapeake, VA, from October 17-23 and offers a $50,000-added prize purse.

Immonen is looking to make this his third U.S. Open title in a row.

Immonen is looking to make this his third U.S. Open title in a row.

Defending champion Mika Immonen, one of three players to win the U.S. Open twice consecutively, will be playing in the first round to see if he can make it three in a row. His match will be against Joey Arbuckle.

View U.S. Open 9-Ball Championships tournament bracket 1 (updated continuously)

View U.S. Open 9-Ball Championships tournament bracket 2 (updated continuously)

While top names on the WPBA, such as Karen Corr, Jasmin Ouschan, and Allison Fisher, are conspicuously absent, there are a handful of ladies who decided to be among the first to ever play in the illustrious event. Neslihan Gurel, Borana Andoni, Sarah Rousey, Ewa Laurance, and Loree Jon Hasson are among those who have signed up.

The Hall of Fame banquet this year will honor Francisco Bustamante, who just won his first world title this year. Bustamante’s first match will be against Shawn “Big Bubba” Putnam. Other Hall of Famers competing for the title include Johnny Archer, Earl Strickland, Mike Sigel, Efren Reyes, and Allen Hopkins.

Player Roster for 2010 U.S. Open 9-Ball Championships

Adam Kielar
Adam Smith
Ahmed Ali
Alex Pagulayan
Alexander Fitzgerald
Allen Hopkins
Amy Chen
Andrew Aupin
Andrew Kane
Angie Hawkins
Antonio Lining
Aymen Neyaz
B.J. Ussery
Badi Nazhat
Bahram Lofty
Beau Runningen
Belinda Beardon-Calhoun
Ben Barber
Ben Judge
Bernie Kirby
Bill Bauer
Bill Carenbauer
Bill Dunsmore
Bill Mason
Billy Duggan
Blair Levandowski
Borana Andoni
Brandon Shuff
Brent Boemmels
Brent Hensley
Brian Brekke
Brian Parks
Bruce Nagle
Butch Croft
Carlos Carter
Carston Due
Cary Dunn
Chad Pike
Chan Nelson
Charlie Williams
Cheryl Pritchard
Chip Klein
Chris Bartram
Chris Bruner
Chris Futrell
Chris Melling
Chris Orme
Chris Pyle
Chris Szuter
Cleiton Darocha
Corey Deuel
Craig Houghton
Craig McPartlin
Curtis Coleman
Dan Ruden
Dana Michaud
Daniel Heidrich
Daniel MacIntyre
Danny Mastermaker
Danny Olson
Darren Appleton
Darryl Smith
Daryl Peach
Dave Bollman
Dave Fernandez
David Alcaide
David Cooper
David Hunt
David Ross
David Rowell
Delton Howard
Demetrius Jelatis
Dennis Harr
Dennis Orcollo
Don Steele
Donny Mills
Douglas Jones
Dustin Morris
Dwayne Guillory
E.J. Glode
Earl Strickland
Eddie Little
Edmundo Ambrose
Edward Richardson
Edwin Montal
Efren Reyes
Elias Patrikios
Eric Moore
Erik Hjorliefson
Ernesto Dominguez
Ewa Laurance
Francisco Bustamante
Frank Fennema
Frankie Hernandez
Gabe Owen
Gabriel Bitanga
Gary Lutman
George McLanahan
George SanSouci
George Vlacich
Gerda Hofstatter
Greg Harada
Gregg McAndrews
Gregory Diehl
Henry Lopez
Holden Chin
Huiji See
Hunter Lombardo
Imran Majid
Ivaylo Petrov
Jackie Duggan
James Gottier
Jason Johann
Jason Klatt
Jason Richko
Jayson Shaw
Jeff Abernathy
Jeff Crawford
Jennifer Barretta
Jeremy Sossei
Jerome Rockwell
Jesse Engel
Jim Lanning
Jim Murnak
Jo Ka Nim
Joann Mason-Parker
Jody McLaughlin
Joe Pierce
Joey Arbuckle
John Alicea
John Hernandez
John Mitcheltree
John Morra
John Schmidt
John Timmermans
Johnathan Pinegar
Johnny Archer
Jose Parica
Joshua Burbel
Joshua Newman
Jundel Mazon
Justin Hall
Kaloyan Rusanov
Karl Boyes
Keith Bennett
Kenichi Uchigaki
Kento Lacy
Kento Yonezu
Kiril Jeliazkov
Larry Kressel
Larry Phlegar
Lee Scott
Lee Van Corteza
Levi Meiller
Liwen Lo
Loree Jon Hasson
Manny Chau
Marc Vidal
Mark Tafoya
Matt Krah
Matt Riggs
Max Eberle
Michael Clay
Michael Connor
Michael Page
Michael Wong
Michael Yednak
Mika Immonen
Mike Andrews
Mike Badsteubner
Mike Champagne
Mike Davis
Mike Dechaine
Mike Delaner
Mike Fuller
Mike Harvey
Mike Lebron
Mike Sigel
Mike Stansbury
Morgan Steinman
Nelson Weimer
Neslihan Gurel
Nick Tafoya
Nick Varner
Nigel Francis
Olli Turkulainen
Omar Santiago
Oscar Dominguez
Pat DiBuono
Paul Song
Pedro Codon
Peter Benoit
Peter Jackson
Phil Davis
Raj Hundal
Rajesh Khanna Vannala
Ralf Eckert
Ralf Souquet
Ramil Gallego
Randy Labonte
Ray Reyna
Raymond Lee
Reyjon Carmona
Richard Broumpton
Richard Burns
Richard Glasscock
Ricky Yang
Rob Leeper
Rob Phillips
Robb Saez
Robert Begey
Robert Pole
Robert Ruffalo
Roberto Gomez
Rodney McLamb
Rodney Morris
Roman Hybler
Ronald Tutien
Ronnie Alcano
Ronnie Park
Ronnie Wiseman
Rory Hendrickson
Sam Monday
Sammy Wu
Santos Sambajon Jr.
Sarah Rousey
Scott Frost
Scott Higgens
Shane Norris
Shane Van Boening
Shane Winters
Shaun Wilkie
Shawn Putnam
Sho Tsuken
Stan Tourangeau
Stephen Hickman
Steve Lillis
Steve Sones
Steven Page
Stevie Moore
Thomas Giddens
Thorsten Hohmann
Tim Colvin
Tom Czaplicki
Tommy Kennedy
Tommy Tokoph
Tomu Takano
Tony Crosby
Tracy Prescott
Vergil Bedwin
Walter Blacker
Warren Kiamco
William Anderson
William Gallagher
Yomaylin Feliz
Zion Zvi

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