April 17, 2023
Zheng Yubo Takes the Largest Prize of USD 740,000 in WPA History at the 11th World Heyball Masters Grand Final
Zheng Yubo Wins 11th World Heyball Masters Grand Finals and Makes History!
In a thrilling and historic encounter, Zheng Yubo emerged as the champion of the 11th World Heyball Masters Grand Finals, defeating Tang Chunxiao in a race to 21. The match was filled with intense moments, with the players challenging each other, and the scores being level at 8-8 and 15-15. The match was played in front of a capacity crowd in the arena, showcasing the sport of Heyball to the world.
The promoters and sponsors spared no expense in professionalizing the sport, with the setup and production of the main arena being magnificent. The players in attendance were treated with great hospitality from the promoters and organizers, with many receiving financial assistance to attend this historic event. The event attracted some of the biggest names in cue sports, including Gareth Potts, Women’s World no.1 Kelly Fisher, and many other international athletes and up-and-coming players, all vying for the biggest payday in cue sports history.
The match was a back-and-forth affair, with each frame being hotly contested. However, the dream ended for Chunxiao, who missed the 15 ball in the top left-hand corner pocket while her opponent was on the hill. Yubo came to the table with only three balls and the 8 ball left, and he made short work of them with an easy finish. The crowd roared as he potted the 8, taking home the largest prize in cue sports history, a whopping $740,000 USD.
We congratulate Zheng Yubo on his historic victory and wish him all the best in his future endeavors.