Ding Junhui, Fu Jiajun and Xiao Guodong advanced to the second round
Snooker European Masters ended the first day of the competition in the early hours of the 23rd.swept Milkins 5:0 to advance. The first round of the Chinese Army led by him was mixed. Xiao Guodong and defeated their opponents and entered the next round. Liang Wenbo, Tian Pengfei, and Lu Haotian encountered a round trip. Yan Bingtao retired due to injury.
Ding Junhui faced veteran Milkins in the first round and showed a good state. His stroke speed reached an average of 18.8 seconds per stroke, and he surrendered four strokes of 50+. He won 5:0 quickly and easily advanced. In the derby between Fu Jiajun and Lu Ning, the former won 5:3. In the fifth game, Fu Jiajun also scored 102 points. In another game, Xiao Guodong defeated Burton 5:3. In the third game, he handed over a good number of 121 points per shot.
In addition, Tian Pengfei lost to Masters runner-up Carter 3:5, Liang Wenbo lost to former World Championship champion Dortmund 3:5, and Lv Haotian lost 2:5 to Neil Robertson, who surrendered two shots and broke the 100. Higgins, Hawkins, and Selby also passed. It is worth mentioning that Thai player Tachaia defeated Robbie Williams 5-2. The former scored 146 points in the sixth game. In the seventh game handed over a score of 124 points in a single stroke.
Later on the 23rd, the remaining matches of the first round of the European Masters will be held. Zhou Yuelong will face Mark Williams and Zhao Xintong will face Xiao White. The second round will also be played today. Ding Junhui’s opponent is Donaldson. Fu Jiajun will face Xiao Guodong.