In the Women's division, Hong Kong Open second runner-up, Lara Posadas-Wong of Philippines denied Malaysia a double after she defeated 2018 ABF Tour Macau leg champion, Nora Lyana Natasia, 203-171 for her first-ever tour crown.
Her sister, Apple Posadas was the last Filipina to win a tour title 14 yerars ago way back in 2005 at the ABF Tour Philippines.
Both title contenders had three opened frames each but the Filipina had a total of four strikes to Natasia's two only to come out on top. Posadas-Wong had earlier took out Hong Kong's Joey Yip, 226-180 in the first women's semi-final match to earn a crack at the title.
Natasia eliminated another Hong Kong national Gigi Leung, 277-221 in the other semi-final match to make the final. The champion dispatched another Malaysian, Radin Nur Najwa, 212-158 in Round 1 before beating team-mate, Dyan Coronacion, 245-206 in Round 2.
Ms Vivien Lau, BBS, JP, Secretary General of World Bowling and Chairman of the ABF Tour Organizing Committee presented the trophies and US$500 cash prize to the champions. She also gave away US$300 each to the first runners-up and US$150 each to the second and third runners-up.