In men semifinals, Hayato Hijikata played against Yuuichi Inagawa and won 9:8 in the hill-hill match. That earned him a seat in the final match. Naoyuki Ooi overpower Li-Wen Lo in another semifinal with 9:4.
The men final match played between Hijikata and Ooi. Hayato took down Naoyuki with 9:4 to be the winner of the 27th Kansai Open. This is his third time took this title in four years.
In women semis, the defending Champion Chihiro Kawahara winning 7:2 over Chie
In the final that was mainly determined by Chihiro Kawahara who defeated Kuribayashi clearly with 7:2. After winning the championship match, Kawahara defending her title successfully.
Photos Courtesy Takayama Takao/On the hill!