6 Red Ball World Championships Ding Junhui enters the round of 16 against Fu Jiajun and Liang Wenbo guards the half area

The 2017 6 Red Ball World Championships group stage all ended. In the battle of life and death, Ding Junhui eliminated Fude 5-2 and advanced to the top 16 with second in the group. Liang Wenbo swept Holt 5-0 and qualified first in the group by virtue of the margin advantage. Fu Jiajun also stood out from Group H as the first in the group.


In the first game of the group stage, Ding Junhui lost 1-5 to the host Thailand’s Sancam, and the defending battle suffered a lot of setbacks. The second game was a derby, Ding Junhui beat Lu Haotian 5-3 with twists and turns. In the last group match, Ding Junhui and Tom Ford ushered in a battle of life and death.

In the first game, Ford quickly broke through from the far stage, and the three outings were 29-0 and there was a red ball left on the table. Ding Junhui once got a good chance, but soon made a low-level mistake. Ford closed the ball and Ding Junhui fell behind 0-1.

Ding Junhui improved in the second game. After 32 points in a single shot, the defense prevailed and finally tied the score to 1-1 with 38-0. Next, Ding Junhui scored the third game with 38 points on a single stroke, overtaking Ford 2-1. Ford won by one stroke in the fourth game, and the two sides shook hands 2-2 to make a draw.

In the fifth game, Ding Junhui maintained a steady upward momentum, finishing the overscore with 38 points in a single shot. Ford retrieved the necessary penalty points and Ding Junhui regained his original shape. After Ding Junhui received the last red ball, Ford gave up the game, so Ding Junhui led the opponent 3-2. Then Ding Junhui went down the road and won the match point 4-2.

Ding Junhui’s hand style is getting smoother and smoother. In the seventh game, he finished cleanly with 38 points on a single stroke. In the end, Ding Junhui 5-2 Rickford, with two wins and one loss, and the second group advanced to the round of 16. The first in the group is Sancam.

Liang Wenbo also encountered some setbacks. Fortunately, he successfully adjusted after losing 3-5 to Mark Davis and defeated Thailand native Mahiti 5-1. In the last match of the group stage, Liang Wenbo’s opponent was Holt, who had already qualified in advance.

The contest between the two sides appeared one-sided. After just five rounds, Liang Wenbo swept the “Assassin” 5-0. In this way, Liang Wenbo surpassed Holt by virtue of the advantage of the game net, and qualified first in the group and Holt second in the group. Mark Davis and Mahiti were eliminated.

Group H, although Fu Jiajun lost 3-5 to Wollaston in the last game of the group stage, he still qualified first in the group by virtue of the margin advantage, and Wollaston was second in the group. Both Welsh players Michael White and Morgan were eliminated.

In addition, Mark Williams, Dortmund, Bingham and Karen Wilson also advanced from their respective teams.

The second stage is a single elimination round. In the 1/8 finals, Ding Junhui in the lower half will play a derby with Fu Jiajun. Liang Wenbo will be in the upper half. The opponent in the first round is Wollaston.

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