The Japanese competitor kept the event trophy on home soil.
Shino Matsuda (JPN) winning her Quarterfinal heat at the Gotcha Ichinomiya Chiba Open QS 1,000.
The Hawaiian took the event to a whole new level with a phenomenal , full rotation for a Perfect 10 and the remaining 8 surfers are locked
The Ichinomiya Chiba Open QS6,000 prepares for liftoff at Shida Point in Japan.
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The Brazilian grabs an 8000 point lead after taking the Gotcha Ichinomiya Shida Open. Minori Kawai takes women's win.
Another massive day at Shida Point, competition has seen the field narrowed to 4 in Men's and Women's.
It's crunch time at the QS6000 event in Japan, where the stakes are running high.