Rebecca Kenna received a match at Q College for the primary time, making an outstanding break of 92 within the deciding body to beat John Pritchett 4-3.
Girls’s world quantity 4 Kenna is thru to the second spherical of occasion two in Sheffield and can meet Phil O’Kane on Friday. She’s going to want one other 5 wins to earn a two-year tour card.
That is Kenna’s second go to to Q College as she first performed within the occasion in 2019, and the 32-year-old from Yorkshire now has a formidable win underneath her belt.
From 2-1 down, Kenna received a scrappy fourth body, then made runs of 26 and 38 to steer 3-2. Pritchett made it 3-3 however Kenna completed in fashion by taking the decider in a single go to.
Former world quantity eight Dean Reynolds misplaced 4-0 to David Donovan, whereas Tony Knowles suffered a 4-1 reverse towards Kishan Hirani.
David Lilley let slip a 3-0 lead towards Callum Lloyd however ultimately acquired the higher of a scrappy decider to win 4-3.
Germany’s promising Umut Dikme scored a 4-2 win over James Silverwood, knocking in breaks of 62 and 77
Belgium’s 18-year-old Julien Leclerqc, who knocked Soheil Vahedi out of the Betfred World Championship qualifiers in April, scored a 4-0 win over Evan Munro.
Australia’s Ryan Thomerson fired runs of fifty, 50 and 83 in a 4-0 win over Mark Vincent.
Occasion two runs till Monday.