Ding Junhui was reversed by the Rockets and missed the quarterfinals of the Snooker Masters
In the early morning of the 14th, Beijing time, the 2021 snooker Masters tournament ended in Milton Keynes, England, which ended the first round of the quarterfinals. In a focus battle that day, the Chinese star Ding Junhui won the match point 5-3 and was awarded the”Rocket” by the seven-time Masters champion.”O’Sullivan played three games in a row, and was finally reversed 5-6, stopping the first round of the Masters for two consecutive years.
Ding Junhui has lost more and less wins in his past encounters with”Rockets, especially last year including the World Championships None of the three matchups included.
After the start of the game, Ding Junhui took the lead to enter the state, relying on a single stroke of 83 points, 75 points and 73 points to make three consecutive rounds to get a 3-0 dream start. The Rockets then scored 103 points in a single shot and pulled back one round. Ding Junhui entered the break with a 3-1 lead.
After the break, O’Sullivan relied on 60 points on a single stroke to pull another round, and the score was 2-3. In the sixth game, Ding Junhui scored 129 on a single stroke to clear the table, extending the lead to 4-2. In the seventh game, the”Rocket” thinly entered the red ball in the pocket and hit 100 points on a single shot to tie the score to 3-4. In the eighth inning, Ding Junhui played from a distance and achieved a high-scoring area encirclement attack with a good touch. In the end, he cleared the table with 128 points in a single stroke and got the match point 5-3.
In the critical ninth game, the table is relatively complicated, and the two men are fighting for defense. In the end, Ding Junhui missed the chance to make a final decision with the difficulty of Zhongyuan station in the lead. After the Rockets got started, they won the most stalemate of the game 65-48. In the next two games, Ding Junhui’s offensive from Zhongyuantai was inaccurate. On the contrary, the”Rocket” recovered the feel. With a single shot of 85 and 73 points, they played two consecutive games, and finally defeated Ding Junhui 6-5 to advance to the quarterfinals.
After the game, Ding Junhui said, “I have a lot of good opportunities to win the game, but I couldn’t do it. Sometimes I think too much in order to win the game, sometimes it’s easier to play. It’s good to score, and I feel a little confused in the end.”
The opponent of”Rocket” is the Scottish veteran”Witcher”Hijin Mark Allen locked in a 6-5 victory over the 2018 Masters champion in the morning on the 14th Beijing time. The last place in the quarterfinals.
One day ago, Yan Bingtao, a 20-year-old Chinese teenager, turned upside down and defeated the world’s second-ranked British Championship champion Robertson 6-5, becoming the second Chinese player to win the Masters debut. Yan Bingtao’s quarter-final opponent is Scottish player Maguire.
The other two quarter-finals were against defending champion Bingham against the eighth-ranked”Magic” Murphy, and sixth seed Karen Wilson against the 13th-ranked world. David Gilbert.
Before the final, the Masters will use 11 games and 6 wins. The final will be 19 games and 10 wins. The final will be held on the evening of the 17th, Beijing time. The championship prize is 250,000 pounds, which is second only to the prize money. World Championships. (Headquarters reporter Liang Tao)