Ding Junhui 4-1 enters the top 8 with his opponent one after the other to brush the highest single-stroke list
On the evening of February 22, Beijing time, the 2018 Snooker Grand Prix continued the second round of competition.continued his positive posture, scoring 134 points in a single stroke cleanly, 4-1 to beat Joyce, who refreshed the highest ranking in a single stroke with 140 points in a single stroke, and advanced to the top 8. In the quarter-finals, Ding Junhui will face the winners of Bingham and McGill.
In the first round of the day before yesterday, Ding Junhui released a positive signal, showing a one-shot break and a 4-1 victory over England veteran Mark King. Joyce narrowly beat Karen Wilson 4-3.
In his career, Joyce has never reached the semi-finals of a ranked game. In the past year, he broke into the quarterfinals three times, so he was able to catch the last train of the Grand Prix.
Before Ding Junhui maintained a three-game winning streak against Joyce, Ding Junhui continued to remain unbeaten in this game, opening a strong start with 84 points on a single stroke. In the second game, Ding Junhui took a 75-point lead and had already completed the overscore. Joyce, who was eager to find his hand, did not give up the game and started a safety ball battle with Ding Junhui. Ding Junhui responded patiently. After a few rounds, Ding Junhui broke through the’s defense line and cleared the table with 60 points on a single stroke, with the score 2-0.
Next, Ding Junhui cleanly scored 134 points in a single stroke, tying with Selby’s highest score in a single stroke. After three consecutive rounds, he won the match point 3-0.
When life was hanging by a thread, Joyce simply let it go. In the fourth game, he showed the level of the world’s 40th qualifying player. With 140 points in a single stroke, Ding Junhui had just shared the highest score in a single stroke with Selby, and the score was 1-3.
In the fifth game, Ding Junhui fell behind 5-34 and scored 53-34. He accidentally overtook himself to snooker, and the offense was interrupted. Joyce had a chance to save another match point, but he made a fatal error in the pink ball. Ding Junhui sealed the victory 67-42, won with a total score of 4-1, and advanced to the top 8.