German Masters Qualifying Tournament: “Big Brother of China” takes the first round, Ding Junhui welcomes the final battle of 2019
In the early morning of December 21, Beijing time, the 2020 Snooker German Masters Qualifying Tournament kicked off in Barnsley, England. 128 professional players will pass two rounds of qualifying to produce 32 players who will advance to the main tournament. Chinese player Ding Junhui defeated Maltese veteran Alex Borg 5-0 with his outstanding performance in the first round of qualifying and advanced to the second round.
The German Masters will be held in Berlin from January 29th to February 2nd next year. As the 10th round of the 2019/20 season, the German Masters championship prize is 80,000 pounds, and the total prize money reaches 400,000 pounds. In last year’s final, Karen Wilson defeated David Gilbert 9-7, and Ding Junhui defeated Trump to win the title in 2014.
In the first round of the qualifying round, Ding Junhui scored 86 points, 60 points, 87 points, 64 points and 65 points one after another, with an average stroke time of 16.8 seconds to complete the quick victory. Ding Junhui will compete with the “Welsh Dragon” Matthew Stevens for a seat in the second qualifying round. This match will be held at 10pm Beijing time on December 22nd (Sunday). Ding Junhui’s last professional game in 2019.
Liang Wenbo, who played at the same time, defeated the legendary veteran “Whirlwind” Jimmy White with 55, 91, 50 and 133 points in the first round of the qualifying round and will face Scottish player Anthony in the second round of the qualifying round. · McGill.
The 21-year-old Xu Si won a rare victory against Iranian player Hussein Wafi. After winning the first game with 51 points on a single stroke, Wafi scored 141 points in the second game. Xu Si took a 3-1 lead with 60 points and 92 points on a single stroke before the intermission. In the second half, Xu Si won the 5th game 72 to 10 to get the match point. Wafi was not to be outdone and chased two games in a row. In the end, Xu Si won 5 to 3 in the 8th game with 65 points on a single stroke. Xu Si will compete with Gary Wilson for a seat in the race on Sunday.
Li Xing and Mei Xiwen started a “comrade war” in the first round of the qualifying match. Li Xing released a single shot scoring ability after falling behind 2 to 4, and scored 51, 123, and 52 points to help him complete the match. reverse. Li Xing’s opponent in the second round of the qualifying round will be between Higgins and Polish player Stefano.
In another “China Civil War”, Zhang Anda scored 71, 140, 94 and 91 points in a row, and defeated this year’s Indian Open runner-up Lu Haotian 5-1 to advance to the second round. Zhang Anda will then compete with Ian Burns for tickets to the race.
The remaining half of the first round of the 2020 German Masters Qualifying Tournament will be held on December 21, local time. Zhao Xintong, Zhou Yuelong, Yuan Sijun, Tian Pengfei and other Chinese players will play. Yan Bingtao and Fu Jiajun will meet on a narrow road at 3 a.m. Beijing time the next day “, striving to enter the top 64.