Snooker Masters Contestant Ham wins the crown and becomes the oldest champion
defeated 10:8 on the 19th, winning the for the first time, an invitational tournament where the world’s top 16 players participated.
In this year’s Masters, the defending champion and world number one Trump, China’s number one Ding Junhui who just won the British Championship trophy, former World Championship champion Selby and Australian star Robertson all eliminated in the first round. Bingham, who was not optimistic, and O’Sullivan abstained to qualify all the way to the final.
In the final, Bingham was chased by his opponent for 4 consecutive rounds after a 5:3 lead. However, he performed well in the final stage and finally won 10:8, thus becoming the oldest champion in the history of the Masters. Before him, the 1976 champion Reardon maintained this title with 43 years and 3 months, while Bingham was 43 years and 8 months.
Bingham said after the game: “Ali () played so well that I started thinking about what to say after losing. I really don’t know how I reversed the situation.” He also revealed that he was two days old. I only slept for a total of 9 hours and was extremely tired. “Every time he scores on stage and I sit in a chair, I think’this is so comfortable.'”
In the first round of the game on the 12th, Ding Junhui failed to bring the fiery state of winning the British Championship more than a month ago to London, and lost to Perry 3:6. Next, Ding Junhui will participate in the European Masters in Austria from January 22 to 26.
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