National Championships Selby enters the semi-finals 6-2 to attack the championship trophy
On November 2, 2017, the 2017 World Snooker International Championship ended the quarter-final competition. The world number one Selby defeated Robbie Williams 6-2 and advanced to the top 4. In the semi-finals, Selby will face Gould.
In the 2016 National Championships, Selby entered the final and defeated Ding Junhui to win theship. In this year’s National Championships, Selby performed very well and steadily progressed all the way, very promising to win his second national championship trophy in Daqing.
Robbie Williams, currently ranked 63rd in the world, is the lowest ranked player to break into the top 8 of this national championship. However, in the first half of the game, Williams showed a certain degree of strength, and the first four games tied with Selby 2-2. During the period Selby scored 90 and 59 points in a single stroke, Williams scored 106 points in the fourth inning. After the break, the situation changed drastically. Selby won with 81 and 60 points in a single stroke and won two consecutive rounds with one stroke, and resisted Williams’ counterattack 60-46. After getting the match point 5-2, Selby showed no sign of closing his hand and completed the final blow with 93 points in a single stroke. In this way, Selby won easily with a total score of 6-2 and advanced to the top 4.
In an interview, Selby said: “I was in good condition for this game. I took the opportunity he left. If Robbie took the opportunity, it would be a different situation. In short, I played better than him.” As the defending champion gets closer, Selby said: “I still have to persist and play every game well, because the players who can stay in this field are all ruthless players. .”