Home Snooker 2017 World Snooker Championship (Day 15) – A Selby v Higgins Last

2017 World Snooker Championship (Day 15) – A Selby v Higgins Last

2017 World Snooker Championship (Day 15) – A Selby v Higgins Last


After an incredible day of cue-crossings we’re lastly in possession of the gamers’ identify that may grace us with their snooker abilities within the 2017 Betfred World Snooker Championship closing: Mark Selby and John Higgins.

Mark Selby and Ding Junhui met in a re-match of final 12 months’s World Snooker Championship closing, the historical past repeating itself and naming Selby as winner. The Jester beat Ding 17-15.

The lads got here into their final session on a tie (12-12), however Selby hit the primary blow and received two frames in a row because of strong contributions of 74 and 96.

Ding responded shortly by taking the following body, however ended up dropping the one simply earlier than the mid-session interval after a tactical battle on the colors that noticed Selby win it with only a high run of 41 for a 15-13 lead.

At returning into the sector Selby made essentially the most of a fairly scrappy twenty ninth body, solely to see Ding preventing again and profitable the following one on the black to which he added a 73 break to path 16-15.

However Ding’s type from the final three classes was no-where close to, whereas Selby’s will to win and defend his world title have been serving to him craft a break of 72 to finish the match with a classical roar of “Come on!” and e book his place within the closing.

John Higgins and Barry Hawkins disputed their final two classes right this moment, the Scotsman conserving his benefit from 10-6 up.

Even supposing “The Hawk” was the one to win the primary body, Higgins received at least seven frames in a row!

He restored the four-frame benefit by profitable body 18 with only a run of 42 factors, to which he added a body received on the pink, one on the black and breaks of 48, 45 and 90 to go 16-7 in entrance.

Yet one more body was to be performed that session, however Hawkins managed to delay the suspense and took it in grand type with a run of 58.

However when the gamers returned for his or her final session, Higgins put collectively an incredible 120 break to shut the deal at 17-8.

So, right here we’re: the GRAND FINAL that includes the names of Mark Selby and John Higgins.

As everyone knows it, Selby is a two-time world champion and holds the present world title, whereas Higgins is a four-time world champion with an incredible historical past on the Crucible and past that.

If each gamers will come up in nice type and show that lovely snooker that each of them are able to, then we’re on for such a deal with within the subsequent two days!

Cue the motion!

Sunday’s match schedule:

Mark Selby v John Higgins

Mark Selby v John Higgins

* all hours are UK time

Photographs credit score: World Snooker



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