Stephen Hendry’s surprising encounter with Muhammad Asif this year.
In the first round of qualifying, he suffered a shocking setback to Muhammad Asif, falling 4-2. Leicester hosted this game on Monday.
Hendry played well at the start of the game and took the opening frame with a score of 73 points. However, Muhammad Asif, his rival, rallied to win the following three frames.
He now had a 3-1 advantage. Hendry was able to win the fifth frame and bring the final tally closer, but Muhammad Asif ultimately prevailed with a 66-point total.
Muhammad Asif will advance to the Cheltenham tournament’s next round thanks to this victory.
Si Jiahui, another snooker player, also displayed a strong performance, defeating German Lukas Kleckers 4-1.
HOWEVER, Si played quite well in the subsequent frames and won with scores of 54 and 63 after dropping the opening frame.
The Morningside Arena will host the qualifying bouts through Saturday. After that, between September 25 and October 1 in Cheltenham, the top 16 players in the world will begin their matches.
People are interested in watching the match between Ding Junhui and world champion Luca Brecel because it will be intriguing to see.
The battle will be made more thrilling by the participation of prominent players Mark Allen and Anthony McGill.
The current greatest player in the world, Ronnie O’Sullivan, who won the 1994 British Open, will compete against Jimmy Robertson, a former champion of the European Masters.