Haining Selby’s quick victory on the first day of the race, Lu Ning and Luo Honghao offer a breakthrough
News from the official website of the China Billiards Association On October 23, 2017, the CBSA China Professional Snooker Tour Haining International Open kicked off. In some of the 128-to-64 games on the first day, Mark Selby, Lu Ning, Chang Bingyu, Long Zehuang, Luo Honghao and others defeated their opponents and advanced smoothly.
For most players, the city of Haining is no stranger. Beginning in 2014, Haining has hosted three consecutive International Opens. Stuart Bingham, Ding Junhui and Matthew Selter won the championship in 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively.
This year, in the lineup, in addition to the 2014 and 2016 champions, the world’s number one Mark Selby also participated in this event. In addition, there are also active world snooker professional players such as Xiao Guodong and Cao Yupeng, as well as domestic first-line players, a total of more than 100 people gathered in Haining.
According to the schedule, the main match adopts a single-elimination-elimination system. From October 23-24, there will be a 128-to-64 contest.
Among the players who made their debut on the first day, Lu Ning, who had a professional background in England, took the lead. His opponent was Si Jiahui, who had beaten Ding Junhui in the China Tour. In this game, Lu Ning took the lead to get a 2-0 lead, but in the fourth game, Lu Ning was caught off guard by an unexpected situation: the heel dropped.
In the fourth game, the heel of Lu Ning’s left leather shoe suddenly broke. At this time, the game was nearing the end. In order not to affect the opponent, Lu Ning chose to stick to his toes and insist on finishing the game, but because of this accident, Si Jiahui still Seize the opportunity to tie the score before the intermission.
During the intermission, Lu Ning exchanged shoes with the staff at the scene, and the small incident finally passed. Lu Ning, who returned to the game, scored 101 points in the fifth game and took the lead in getting the match point. In the sixth game, the former professional snooker player took advantage of the victory to pursue another victory and ended the game with a score of 4-2.
In the afternoon session, Chang Bingyu, runner-up at Baoying Station of the China Tour, advanced with two shots of 70+ and one shot of 60+. Yin Xiaowei advanced strongly. Hu Hao defeated “Jiangsu first shot” Li Zhen 4-2 and Jiangsu veteran Li Ting was 3 In the case of a -1 lead, he was reversed by his opponent Ren Jiaxing and lore. Sichuan player Zhong Lin, who had just arrived in Haining this morning, lost 1-4 to his opponent in a duel with Long Zehuang and was out early.
In the evening, the world’s number one Mark Selby appeared on the field. Selby, who took a 3-0 lead within an hour, finally defeated Liu Yiqi, who was ranked 18th in the China Youth League, 4-1. Luo Honghao from the CBSA World Snooker Academy played against China’s 147 Mr. Huang Jiahao. In the sixth game, he scored 106 points on a single stroke and beat his opponent 4-3 in the final moment. Bai Yulu, the only female player in the event, played against Chen Feng, the 22nd ranked Zhongqing. In this game, Bai Yulu once led the opponent 2-1. In the fourth game, the scores of the two sides were very close. They faced the last black ball on the table and launched an offensive and defensive battle. In the end, Chen Feng scored the black ball and tied the score. This round also became the turning point of the game. In the second half, Chen Feng overtook the score and cut off Bai Yulu’s road to promotion with a score of 4-2.
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