Sunday, March 9, 2014
Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014
Heat 1: Taj Burrow (12.93) took down Travis Logie (9.93) with floater-to-power-gaff combinations.
Heat 2: Fredrick Patacchia (10.93) squeaked past Michel Bourez (10.10) in this backhand-vs-forehand battle.
Heat 3: WCT rookie Mitch Crews (15.16) pulled off the upset with a win over Julian Wilson (13.76).
Heat 4: C.J. Hobgood (10.20) got a wave in the closing moments that sent Adam Melling (9.96) packing.
Heat 5: Gabriel Medina (13.16) never gave Adrian Buchan (4.77) an opportunity in this backhand battle.
Heat 6: Defending world champ Mick Fanning (15.83) halted the wildcard run of Dane Reynolds (13.46).
Heat 7: Kelly Slater (16.57) came out swinging and sent Tiago Pires (8.67) to the sidelines.
Heat 8: Adriano De Souza (14.00) bested Jeremy Flores (7.82) in a heat marked by a controversial interference.
Heat 9: Josh Kerr (12.47) was patient against Kolohe Andino (11.33) and found the higher-scoring waves.
Heat 10: Nat Young (15.17) stopped Jadson Andre (12.60) in the Brazilian's return to WCT competition.
Miguel Pupo (16.20) bested Owen Wright (15.90) in what was blistering backhand battle.
Joel Parkinson (13.66) fended off a rookie upset at the hands of Dion Atkinson (13.24).