Underdog Denis Grabe wins Dynamic Billard Austrian Open

Underdog Denis Grabe wins Dynamic Billard Austrian Open Denis Grabe from Estonia just won the Dynamic Billard Austrian Open 2014 with a clear 9:1 defeat over Nikos Ekonomopoulos (GRE) in the final match. Ekonomopoulos had to deal with #1 ranked player in the semi-final, Nick van den Berg (NED). He played really strong and did not allow van den Berg to find his game even though it was van den Berg’s birthday today. To the contrary, the balls really rolled in Ekonomopoulos’ favor and the end result of 9:2 in favor of Ekonomopoulos showed how clear his victory was today. Denis Grabe had tougher work ahead. In the second semi-final, he was already trailing 7:8 to #2 ranked player Niels Feijen (NED) when the Dutch missed a shot. He was disturbed by a fly but still tried to execute the important shot which he missed. Grabe ran two racks and took the victory by a hair’s breadth with 9:8. The initial situation in the final match did speak for Ekonomopoulos since he did not have […]