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Jesper Svensson wins fifth PBA Tour title, beating Sam Cooley for World Bowling Tour win in Thailand

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, August 12, 2016 6:00 am
Winner Jesper Svensson, upper left, and the rest of the stepladder finalists, left to right in order of seeding, for the PBA International - World Bowling Tour tournament in Bangkok, Thailand: Sam Cooley, Yannaphon Larpapharat, Martin Larsen, Anthony Simonsen, Annop Arromsaranon, Jason Belmonte, and Peerawich Rungcharoen. Photo by Anggie Ramirez Perea.
Jesper Svensson won his fifth career PBA Tour title and bolstered his Player of the Year resume by beating Sam Cooley 237-213 Friday in the championship match of the PBA International - World Bowling Tour tournament at Blu-O Rhythm and Bowl Siam Paragon in Bangkok, Thailand. Svensson, 21, a 2-handed lefty who earlier this season won the FireLake PBA Tournament of Champions and Brunswick Euro Challenge, earned 1 milllion Baht, or $32,258 for the win. Svensson won the 2015 WBT Kingdom of...