6 Red Ball World Championships Ding Junhui 1-6 Fu Jiajun, defending champion missed the top 8
On September 7, the 2017 6 Red Ball World Championships continued in Bangkok, Thailand. In the first round of the derby in the second stage, Ding Junhui, currently ranked 4th in the world, was in a sluggish state. He lost 1-6 to No. 6 Fu Jiajun and the defending champion missed the quarterfinals.
In the group stage, Ding Junhui won two wins and one loss, qualifying from Group A as second in the group. Fu Jiajun was also two wins and one loss, but with a net advantage, he was promoted from Group H as the first in the group.
Before the two sides played against each other 15 times, Ding Junhui was 9 wins and 6 losses. However, he failed to show his due advantage in this game. At the beginning of the first game, neither of them were in form, and many attempts to attack were unsuccessful. Fu Jiajun took the lead to complete the adjustment, using Ding Junhui’s thin bag mistakes to get started continuously, single-stroke 56 points cleared the table, leading 1-0.
In the second game, Ding Junhui scored 15 points first and left three red balls as safety balls. Fu Jiajun returned to prevent leaks, Ding Junhui missed the offensive, and Fu Jiajun once again cleared the table with a single stroke of 50 points, the score was 2-0.
Ding Junhui’s state did not improve. In the third game, he quickly gave a chance when he was defensive. Fu Jiajun, who is very hot in his hand, scored 54 points on a single stroke, bringing the total score on the court to 3-0.
In the fourth game, Ding Junhui once again paid the price for a defensive error, and wasted 0-18 a simple bag that Fu Jiajun sent home. Fu Jiajun scored 41 points to clear Taiwan 59-0, and Ding Junhui fell behind with a big score of 0-4.
In the fifth inning, Ding Junhui’s excellent safety ball caused Fu Jiajun to make five consecutive attempts and was fined 20 points. According to the 6 red ball game rules, Ding Junhui won the ball in hand, Ding Junhui scored 73-0 on a single shot and responded with a duck egg, avoiding the embarrassment of a zero seal.
In the sixth game, Fu Jiajun regained control of the rhythm on the field with a precise long table. The situation in this game was quite complicated. Fu Jiajun solved the problem through a wide range of positions. The game was scored 20-0 and the last red ball was transferred to the defense. Ding Junhui solved the ball and left a wide-angled bag. Fu Jiajun, who was quite smooth in his hand, steadily advanced in. After winning the game, he held a large match point 5-1.
Ding Junhui had a very good chance of counterattack in the seventh game, but 33-0 accidentally left the penultimate red ball in the pocket corner. Fu Jiajun reversed 35-33 in a single game, and Ding Junhui lost 1-6 and missed the quarterfinals.