Gifted teenager Jackson Web page earned a brand new two-year tour card by beating Michael Georgiou 4-1 within the last spherical of Q Faculty occasion one in Sheffield.
Welsh 19-year-old Web page turned professional in 2019 then suffered relegation on the finish of final season. The participant from Ebbw Vale, who’s mentored by three-time World Champion Mark Williams, now has one other probability to show his potential.
He’s one in all 4 winners from Q Faculty occasion one who will obtain a card for the 2021/22 and 2022/23 seasons to compete on snooker’s world circuit.
Web page wanted simply 73 minutes to finish the problem of Cypriot Georgiou. A break of 89 gave him the opening body, and he took the second by clearing from brown to black, earlier than making an 81 within the third for 3-0. Georgiou pulled one again however Web page made a 56 in body 5 as he secured the outcome.
All 4 gamers incomes tour playing cards from occasion one had been relegated on the finish of final season and have earned a direct return.
China’s Yuan Sijun scored a 4-2 win over Mitchell Mann. Yuan went 3-0 up with a high break of 46, then Mann battled his approach again to 3-2 and led 49-0 in body six. However 21-year-old Yuan compiled runs of 42 and 23 to grab the body and clinch his card.
Yuan first turned professional in 2017 and confirmed his expertise with runs to the quarter-finals of the World Grand Prix and semi-finals of the Gibraltar Open in 2019. On the time he was described by Stephen Hendry as “probably the greatest kids I’ve seen for the reason that likes of Ding Junhui, Ronnie O’Sullivan, Mark Williams or John Higgins turned professional.” A lack of kind over the previous two seasons noticed Yuan drop down the rankings however he now has a recent begin.
Peter Strains, who first turned professional again in 1991, prolonged his profession for 2 extra years with a 4-2 win over Ian Burns, highlighted by a break of 55. On the age of 51, Yorkshireman Strains would be the oldest professional participant different Nigel Bond who doesn’t have an invitational tour card.
Glasgow’s Fraser Patrick took the fourth and final tour card with a 4-1 victory over China’ Bai Langning, closing out the outcome with a run of 95 in body 5. Patrick, age 35, first turned professional in 2007.
Occasion two will get underway on Wednesday – for the match schedule click on right here
Article by WST.