England match Ding Junhui breaks 100 in a single shot, advances to the top 64 and fights Xiao White
From the evening of October 17th to the early morning of the next day, Beijing time, the second match day of the 2017 Snooker England Open continued to compete in the first round. In a focused battle that attracted the attention of Chinese fans, Ding Junhui, ranked No. 2 in the world, was in excellent form, scoring 113 points, 4-1 beating the 101st-ranked England new face Keorgan, and advancing into the top 64. . In the second round, Ding Junhui will play against Welsh star Michael White.
At the World Open held in Yushan, China two months ago, Ding Junhui broke into the final and defeated Karen Wilson, the post-90s leader, for the 13th time in his career, and returned to the top two in the world rankings.
The English Open was born last year, when Ding Junhui stopped in the third round. After a year, whether Ding Junhui, who has just recovered from the World Open, can make a new breakthrough here is worth looking forward to.
Ding Junhui’s first opponent was Keorgan, a new face in England who only turned professional last year. The two sides had a battle in the 2014 World Open and ended in a 5-0 sweep by Ding Junhui. Now that we meet again, Ding Junhui is still dominant. In the first game, Ding Junhui took a 53-14 lead and missed the super-point red ball three times. Keorgan chased for a 50-53 miss in the final black ball, but did not miss the ball. After a high-quality safety ball, Keogan leaked and Ding Junhui took the lead 1-0.
In the second game, Ding Junhui’s excellent safety ball made Keogan quite passive. With the full red ball in sight, Keorgan made two attempts to tackle the ball and changed the route for the third time, resulting in a low-level error. Ding Junhui scored 113 on a single stroke and brought the score to 2-0.
In the third game, Keogan posted a defensive flaw in the ball stack. Ding Junhui failed to achieve a comfortable position with the red ball during the continuous offensive process. He scored 47 points and finally made a mistake in the black ball. In the face of Ding Junhui’s airtight defense, Keogan had nothing to do. Ding Junhui added 46 points in a single stroke and took the lead in winning the match point with a total score of 3-0.
In the fourth game, Ding Junhui scored 37 points and missed the ball. He set up his pole to attack the large-angle red ball and accidentally slipped the pole. Keogan scored 47 points in a single stroke and missed the green ball. Ding Junhui scored the extreme far station but failed to make a colored ball, Keogan pulled back 77-41, avoiding the embarrassment of zero seals.
Encouraged by this, Keogan continued to give it a go in the fifth game and only scored 22 points and missed the red ball. Ding Junhui scored 48 points in a row and scored 62-23 from a distant station to attack the Welt Library to super points the red ball and lost the front sight. Keorgan under pressure failed to grasp the last chance. Ding Junhui flopped in and sealed the victory 86-24. With a total score of 4-1, Keorgan quickly beat Keorgan and advanced to the top 64. In the second round, Ding Junhui will face Welsh star Michael White, who eliminated German Lucas Klerks 4-1 in the game of the day.