Meanhile Malaysia's Nora Lyana Natasia took her maiden tour victory after she breezed past debutant, Futaba Imai of Japan, 267-209 in the women's final. Natasia got off brilliantly with four strikes-in-a-row to open up a a comfortable gap of 45 pins when Imai failed to knock down any.
With another open frame in the fifth from the Japanese, the match had looked beyond the challenger. But Imai did strike twice but had to concede defeat, 209-267. Natasia edged 2018 Macao-China Open first runner-up, Kim Hyun A of Korea by one-pin, 235-234 to make the finals.
The champion also edged compatriot and 2018 Macao-China Open second runner-up, Nerosha Keligit, 199-167 in the second round. The Malaysian sailed past Thailand's Kantaporn Singhabuboha, 255-200 in her opening round.