A men's event that witnessed an all-American Final with Young emerging victorious and Tsuzuki taking over the women's Final.
The Young and Tsuzuki emerged victorious at the Ichinomiya Chiba Open after battling their way to the top through talented fields.
From the heavy-hitters of former Championship Tour (CT) Connor O'Leary to defending women's winner Shino Matsuda, big performances ensued.
The men battled through their first two-man duals to determine Quarterfinalists as women are down to the final four.
The men's field is now down to the last 16 competitors as women determined their Quarterfinalists at the Gotcha Ichinomiya Chiba Open.
A critical day of competition unfolded with the remaining men's top seeds debuting in spectacular form at the Gotcha Ichinomiya Chiba Open.
A spike in swell provided plenty of entertainment for the Ichinomiya Chiba Open with the QS elite unleashing dominant surfing.
Men's top seeds came out firing on all cylinders and the women made their event debut to get things underway.
Competitors performances wouldn't be dampened by persistent rain at the Ichinomiya Chiba Open and delivered more brilliance.
A big opening day for the third major QS 6,000 of 2018 got underway and some impressive performances followed.
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