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Roxy Pro Gold Coast to Finish Today, Semifinals Start at 8:30am

| posted on March 05, 2010

SNAPPER ROCKS, Queensland/Australia (Saturday, March 6, 2010) – The Roxy Pro Gold Coast, the opening event of the 2010 ASP Women’s World Tour season, is set to finish this morning, with the Semifinals heading out into the two-to-three foot (1 metre) righthanders of Snapper Rocks this morning at 8:30am.

“We are fortunate enough to have swell on offer this morning and we’ll be commencing with the Semifinals at 8:30am,” Rod Brooks, Roxy Pro Contest Director, said. “We’ll be going immediately into the Finals after that and will look to crown a champion by mid-morning.”

Up first this morning will be current ASP Women’s World No. 3 Coco Ho (HAW), 19, up against reigning three-time ASP Women’s World Champion Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), 22, in Semifinal 1.

The Roxy Pro Gold Coast will be webcast LIVE via www.roxypro.com.au

For the first time in the event’s storied nine-year history, the Roxy Pro Gold Coast will be televised LIVE on FUEL TV in Australia.

For more information, log onto www.aspworldtour.com

ROXY PRO GOLD COAST SEMIFINAL MATCH-UPS:

SF 1: Coco Ho (HAW) vs. Stephanie Gilmore (AUS)

SF 2: Chelsea Hedges (AUS) vs. Melanie Bartels (HAW)