Selby Eases Previous Wilson – World Snooker


World quantity three Mark Selby thrashed Kyren Wilson 10-3 to arrange a semi-final showdown with Neil Robertson on the Cazoo Tour Championship.

The Jester from Leicester has dominated Kettering’s Wilson in conferences between the pair and holds a 6-0 lead of their face to face file after this night.

Selby’s semi-final assembly with Robertson is a repeat of a final eight conflict on the 2019 Tour Championship, the place Robertson received on the ultimate black in an epic encounter 9-8. Their most up-to-date match got here on the UK Championship earlier this season, when Robertson received 6-2 on his approach to claiming the title.

Wilson will now compete within the Championship League Winners’ Group at first of subsequent month, earlier than turning his consideration to the upcoming World Championship, the place he was runner-up final season.

Selby secured a 6-2 benefit on this afternoon’s opening session. He picked up the place he left off this night, firing in a break of 84 to increase his result in 5.

Wilson responded by taking the tenth body, however additional runs of 54 and 88 noticed Selby head into the mid-session one from victory at 9-3.

He wasted little time wrapping up the win when play resumed, clinching 13th with a break of 54 to e book his place within the semis.

Selby mentioned: “I felt good in the course of the match from begin to end. I’ve been working exhausting and practising exhausting. I really feel prefer it’s coming good on the proper time and hopefully it confirmed in patches throughout that match.

“I really feel higher in my approach. Earlier than the beginning of the season I used to be questioning it, however working with my coach Chris Henry has put my thoughts comfy. I simply go on the market and never fear about how I’m cueing, how far I’m pulling it again and issues like that. The sport is tough sufficient with out all of that.

“If I can preserve the shape I’ve performed there isn’t a motive why I can’t go to Sheffield and win the World Championship. I’ve accomplished it earlier than so there isn’t a motive why I can’t once more. I’m simply concentrating on this event first although.”

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