[World Billiards Masters]Higgins broke out at the end of the game and won Saturday’s fight with Fu Jiajun to reach the final

[Sports Road News]”Hong Kong World Pool Masters 2022″ will be held at the Hong Kong Coliseum tonight (6th) for the second round of the 8th match. World No. 2 “quasi god” Judd Trump faces four Although the world champion “Wizard” Higgins (John Higgins) shot a maximum of 136 degrees, Higgins, who once lost 3 games in a row, broke out at the end, and finally won 5:4 after playing 9 games. Enter the top 4, and will compete with Fu Jiajun for the final ticket on Saturday (8th).





The opening match between Hong Kong player Fu Jiajun and Shabi was held this afternoon. In the end, Fu Jiajun won 5-2 and will face the winner of Zhuo Limp and Higgins in the semi-final on Saturday (8th). Higgins and Zhuo Lingpu graduated in the top 8 and 4 respectively in the Hong Kong Championships five years ago. Zhuo Lingpu also defeated the former at the 2019 World Championships and won the first world championship of his career.

The two played more defensively in the first game. Higgins took the lead with a 30-0 start. Zhuo Limpu recovered 17:30 and the situation was briefly seesaw. Chance. After being pulled away by the opponent until 29:55, Zhuo Limpu broke into the red wave on the far stage and won applause, but was later tested by Higgins’ “Shlujia” and “supported to death”, Higgins took advantage of the momentum to 79:33 Take the lead. The two then staged a “Breaking Hundred” battle. First, Zhuo Lingpu played his “quasi-god” character in the second round, and started to tie the game with a 136-degree clearance. In the third round, Higgins responded with color and played The 901st “Breakthrough” in his career, he won 102 degrees with one shot and then took the lead.

After that, Higgins’ “break” hit 68 degrees, Zhuo Limpu failed to seize the opportunity to dive into the pink wave, and Higgins opened the game with 102:1 to 3:1. Zhuo Linpu, who was two games behind, never gave up. He shot 120 degrees with a 3-0 lead, narrowing the game difference with 123-0. In the 6th game, Higgins’ attack failed to succeed, and Zhuo Limp lost two games in a row with 0:96, and the tie was 3:3. In the 7th game, Zhuo Linpu was slightly behind by 36:43. After a round of tug-of-war, the pink wave, who had been trapped on the edge of the tail pocket for a long time by Zhuo Linpu, broke the deadlock, and then won 68:43 ahead.

Later, Higgins once hit the red wave, but accidentally pocketed “Black Chai” and was fined 7 degrees. Fortunately, Zhuo Linpu lost the blue wave afterward, and the “Wizard” regained the advantage and stopped the bleeding with 71:13. and take the game to the tiebreaker. Higgins started with a red wave from far away and led 58:0 again. Zhuo Limpu failed to regain his strength and failed to catch up. In the end, Higgins won another 120:6 in the tiebreaker. Saturday (8th) afternoon Will compete with Fu Jiajun in the final.

Zhuo Limpu expressed his disappointment with the result after winning 3 consecutive games in the middle stage: “I am very frustrated with the result. I think I played well this game. There are also very good venues here, but the only drawback is that it is too cold. It was originally scheduled that Zhuo Linpu and Higgins will play tomorrow, but because Zhao Xintong was diagnosed with a new type of pneumonia, the tournament will be held in advance of the two people’s competition tonight. Still haven’t gotten used to sleep, but it’s the same with other golfers, so there’s no excuse.”

Higgins praised the opponent’s consistent strength, and was glad to end the losing streak against Zhuo Lingpu. As for facing home player Marco the day after, he also said that Marco is a player worthy of admiration, “Marco’s loss under the epidemic is greater than ours, and the process of being able to return to the game is not easy.”

The “Hong Kong World Pool Masters 2022” will be staged tomorrow (7th) with two other top 8 matches. The first match at 1:30 p.m. will be played by Neil Robertson, the champion of the last Hong Kong tournament, against Zhao Xintong, the player who replaced the infected player. Mark Williams, the “Golden Left Hand”, and 7-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan played against “Four-Eyed Cue Queen” Wu Anyi at the end of the match at 7:00.

Figure: He Ziyuan
Text: Li Zizheng

This article is by “Sportsroad“Originally published in “[World Billiards Masters]Higgins broke out at the end of the game and won Saturday’s fight with Fu Jiajun to reach the final

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