Snooker German Masters “China Derby” : Zhao Xintong beat Yan Bingtao 9:0 to win

2022-06-18 0 By

Xinhua News Agency Berlin, January 30 (By Liu Yang)Zhao Xintong defeated Yan Bingtao 9:0 to win the 2022 German Masters snooker tournament at the Tenpurdue Hall in Berlin on Thursday.Chao knocked out Donald Trump in the quarterfinals and Luke Walton in the semifinals.The first stage of the final was a shock, with Yan unable to get into shape at the fastest pace, while Zhao went from strength to strength, breaking 100 for 1 and 60 for 5, only failing to break 50 in the second and eighth frames, winning eight games in a row and taking match points.In the second period, the suspense of the game disappeared.Zhao xintong did not give up, using the last red ball in the ninth inning after a wave of attack to complete the super point, 9-0 defeat Yan Bingtao, the season’s second ranking championship, along with McGill, Bletcher and other players to become the “90” double champion.From the British Championship to the German Masters, Zhao xintong won the two titles only 56 days apart, becoming the shortest time to win the first ranking title in history.Zhao became the second Chinese to win the German Masters after Ding Junhui in 2014.He also became only the third player in snooker history not to lose a set in a two-stage ranking final, joining Davis and Robertson.Zhao xintong’s current world ranking rose from ninth to eighth, a new personal high, a single season ranking continues to stay at the first place.(after)