FOOTBALL – Here are the first finals of the English Open (Snooker)

Englishman Mark Selby, 39 years outdated, second in the rating and 4 occasions world champion (2014, 2016, 2017 and 2021) is the first to complete the England Open, World Snooker’s 2022/23 event from the twelfth to 2021. Sunday, the 18th of this month in Brentwood (England), beating Australian Neil Robertson, 40, third in the desk and world champion in 2010, with 6-4 this Saturday night, with a formidable restoration after ending the first half. dropping by 1-3.

‘Shark’ (Mark ‘Shark’) Selby certified for the final remaining of the season and left the blonde from the south of the world – who defends the title he received in 2021 on this check of 4 units referred to as. ‘Home’ Nations Series’ (with the Northern Ireland Open, Scottish Open and Fales Open) – and who in the final 4 years (ranging from 2018) he has crushed in 13 of the final 14 conferences, besides. of the quarterfinals of the World 2021 in Sheffield (7-13 of England).

Selby is one victory away from his twenty first title (20 in whole) and reveals that he’s an invincible opponent in main occasions: in eight years, since 2014, he has solely been crushed twice in the remaining, by Ryan Day in the Shoot Out remaining (2021, 0-1) by the Chinese Ding Junhui in the 2016 Shanghai Masters remaining (6-10). The others received… all the pieces.

In the full calculation of conflicts with ‘Robbo’ (Robertson, who beat John Higgins 9-8 in the remaining of the English Open, in 2021) individually and between each, in 42 matches Selby added his twentieth victory on the day. Neil is 21 years outdated and recording (in the Premier League) for the conflict of the titans, each world champions.

In the remaining, which shall be performed in two elements on Sunday afternoon (1pm and 7pm), the twelfth, and with the greatest 19 ‘frames’ – the first to win 9 (from 9-0 to attainable. 9-8) -, Mark Selby will hope for the winner in the second semi-remaining.

This Saturday night time, beginning at 7pm, the second semi-remaining will pit the Northern Irishman Mark Allen, 36 years outdated, fifth in the rating (with eight earlier titles received), towards the Belgian Luca Brecel, 27 years outdated. rating ( and three titles in the rankings), nonetheless in the greatest competitors of 11 a bit: the first to win six (6-0 to six-5 attainable) goes to the remaining. In the historical past of the earlier conflicts of each, in half a dozen duels, ‘Pistol’ (Allen) received 4, and ‘The Bullet’ (‘The bullet’, Brecel) the different two.

Mark Allen, the ‘participant of the second’ and the kind of the season, is one victory away from the fourth remaining of the 2022/23 World Snooker season, by which he already received the Open of his ‘wake’ of Northern Ireland ( 9-4 Zhou Yuelong in the remaining) and the UK Championship ( 10-7 to Ding Junhui), after dropping the British Open remaining to Welshman Ryan Day (7-10). Explanation.

The England Open, World Snooker’s 2022/23 occasion for the 2022/23 season that received the rating, began on Monday, 12, in Brentwood (England) and distributed $427,495,394) in prizes, whereas $80 thousand (€92,814) for the champion of the occasion was despatched to Portugal (EuroSport ).

Quarter-finals, Friday (chosen in black):

Neil Robertson (Aus) – Mark Williams (Agal), 5-3

Ali Carter (English) Mark Selby (Eng)3-5

Judd Trump (English) – Luca Brecel (Bell)1-5

Mark Allen (IRN) – Ashley Hugill (Eng), 5-0

Semi-finals, this Saturday (chosen in black):

Neil Robertson (Aus) – Mark Selby (Eng)4-6

Luca Brecel (Bel) – Mark Allen (IrN) (19 hours)

English Open Final, Sunday (1pm and 7pm):

Mark Selby (Ing) – Luca Brecel (Bel) / Mark Allen (IrN)


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