Day 5 Snooker: World Championship Highlights


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Finally, one of the most exciting players of his generation. Judd

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Trump. Good evening. A big story was

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brewing here at the Crucible and it centred on the world number two and

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the joint favourite to win this Betfred World Championship, Judd

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Trump. He was in big trouble, big trouble against Rory McLeod, and man

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almost 20 years older than him and ranked 50 places beneath him in the

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world rankings. McLeod, with a gilt-edged chance to create a great

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big story. Was Judd Trump about to come to a juddering halt?

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But pot. In the middle of the pocket. That is what he needed. I

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don't know if he is doing meditation or resting his eyes. And that is in

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love. Now, all square, five apiece. That was a great shot. Rory McLeod

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started the session this morning one frame in front. He has still got it.

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Definitely something wrong. Must be something to do with the back, you

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would have thought. Certainly going to have to do something. Judd Trump

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does another examination to get this safe. He has failed. That is the

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frame. Rory McLeod, 8-6 ahead. Six hours, you would never have thought

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that in a match involving Judd Trump. But it is not there. He knew

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straightaway. And Rory McLeod, two frames ahead. Just needing one. Not

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enough time to complete the match and to make matters worse the Judd

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Trump, a shoulder injury was restricting his movement. Judd Trump

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is having some pain, he twisted his shoulder a few days ago. We cut down

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the amount of practice he has been doing. Generally he is fine, but in

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certain shots, he can feel the pain. He will see if he can feel a bit

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better. At 9pm the players returned for unscheduled overtime, third

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session in this match. Judd Trump, having taken some painkillers.

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McLeod, on the brink of his biggest victory ever, this is frame 17.

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McLeod to play, trailing by eight points.

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COMMENTATOR: That was about the best he could do but it has given the

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advantage to Judd Trump. He can send the white up. Just got to be careful

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he doesn't cannon into the brown if he goes twice across the table. Got

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to keep the object ball safe also. Bit surprised with Rory. It was a

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Conservative type of safety shot. He could put himself in a lot of

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trouble here. Judd is looking at the bottom corner pocket. He feels the

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black being so close to the pocket, it is a big pocket. Very risky, if

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this doesn't go right, he might leave the red over the pocket.

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APPLAUSE He thought he had a big pocket but

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he doubled it straight into the pocket and the fact he didn't go

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anywhere near the black means the black is available to him and he can

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get over to the reds. He got too much action on that.

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Surprised he played it with so much top spin. He could have played it a

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lot slower. Would have been a natural angle going towards those

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reds. He has got himself into a 16 point

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lead has Judd Trump. Is there are a few more twists and turns to this

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match? Didn't quite get into that. Wanted

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the cue ball near the cushion here, behind the black. He has looked at

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the long pot and that that the other red for a safety shot. It is the

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safety shot that has won the order of the day here.

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Hasn't played it very, very well. Given Rory McLeod a half chance.

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Will he take it on? He has been potting some really good long balls

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all day. He is debating whether to have a go

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at this. Reasonably safe. He has got a safety shot also. And that is a

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pretty good one. I like that shot, much better than risking the very

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difficult pot, under the circumstances. This was his shot.

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Possible shot here for Rory McLeod. He has hit it all wrong. Chance for

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Judd Trump here. That read, he has got to avoid the

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red in the baulk area and avoid the yellow while potting this red. Needs

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to miss the red. He has done that and he is on the yellow. Excellent

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positional shot. Couldn't have played that much better, Dennis?

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That could be a frame-winner, just that one little shot there. He has

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got an angle on the red, so no problem getting onto the next

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colour. I must say, he showed a lot of courage and bottle in this frame.

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He was under the cosh right from the beginning. Pulled out two tremendous

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long pots. Got himself back into the frame and it looks like, for all

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money, it's going to be denying- eight. One down with a possible two

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to play. All of a sudden, it is anyone's match. But some of the

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balls he parted, as you say, he clipped a red into the corner

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pocket, it was a stunning shot. Well, Rory may come back to the

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table, but barring snookers, Judd Trump has got one back. Frame 18,

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Rory McLeod to break. Look where the two reds have gone

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from the break of shot, one either side of the black. Let's see if Judd

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cannot this in, get round the back of the reds and black. He has made a

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bit of a mess of that one. Because he didn't get the pot, he careered

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into the black and red. I tell you what, Dennis, it could have been a

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lot worse. If he was on this red into the left centre. He is not on

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it but the black has gone a bit tight on this top cushion as well.

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What can Rory do with the cue ball here. He has plenty of cue power.

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Can he get out? Wow! Does the pink pot? Didn't expect to get onto the

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pink into this bottom left-hand corner pocket. If it does, he has

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had a result because he has flicked the red. To me, he is coming round

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to have a look from the other side, but I think there is a chance of

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putting it in-off the right jaw of the pocket. He is having a really

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good, long, hard look at it. Little shake of the head. I am like you, I

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think it can just go in. He has got to roll it almost dead weight, give

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it a chance to go into the pocket. Let's have a good look at it now. It

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is tight, what do you think, Dennis? As the camera moved round slightly,

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let's have a look... I think it will go in after left-hand jaw as we look

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at it. Are you brave enough now? It is one of those shots that snooker

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players don't like, when there is a ball in front of the object ball. It

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is almost like an optical illusion at times, it distracts you.

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He doesn't fancy the pink. Just a safety shot and maybe Judd has got

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away with it? He has covered the rednecks to the

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yellow. Judd Trump has quite a bit of trouble here. If he can try and

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rest that you ball down this bottom end near the black, somewhere along

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the cushion there. It is very, very difficult, not straightforward this.

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He couldn't have played that much better, that was an excellent shot.

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It looked pretty simple, but it was the weight of the shot to try and

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get the cue ball close to this bottom cushion here next to the

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black. There is a possible pot into the left centre. The red just below

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the pink pots into the left centre. He would finish on the brown if it

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goes in. It is a bit of a free shot, really. Very well played. Good

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opener. Bit of pressure on that one. But he has given himself another

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chance, as he did in the opening frame. Just ran slightly out of

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position when he was in amongst the balls. In fact he had a bit of bad

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look on the cannon he played into them. But he has the first

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opportunity here, even though the black is near the cushion. The pink

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and blue are in the open. He was trying to get on the red,

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left of the blue. He has overscrewed it.

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Got to be careful of the red near the cushion. He is going to have two

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lean over that. Tucking his waistcoat in. The last thing he

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wants to do is foul the red with his waistcoat. Got to be careful. OK at

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the moment. That is a fantastic pot. Stretching

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over the red. He cued that wonderfully well.

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Keeps overhitting things and underhitting things. Just not in

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prime position. Needs one more good positional shot here.

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Now, will he dropped nicely on one here? I think it has finished

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awkward. And they are all covering each other into this left corner

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pocket. I think that could be the end of break. He cued the green

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beautifully to get back up the table. Bit unlucky to drop on the

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red. Show it to you again. Lots of top spin. He just hit it so hard. He

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didn't need to hit it so hard. He was trying to get onto the two reds

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to go in the right centre pocket. He just overhit it by quite some way.

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Now, as he found one? He looked pretty set. It could go wrong.

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Dangerous shot to take on at that angle. But if it goes in...

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Nice time to find one. That plant came to the rescue. But make no

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mistake, he looks pretty cool. But this is probably the biggest moment

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in his career. He has got a tremendous amount of

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cue power has Rory. And there again, the adrenaline just overrun it

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slightly. As long as you keep potting them.

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He doesn't want to nestle onto the pink. He was urging it to stop. He

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is OK. Again, he has overshot that bikes some way, but he is still OK.

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The red into the right centre. Doesn't want to kiss. He is OK.

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One more good positional shot. He had a similar green previously when

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he followed through to get in amongst the reds. If he drops nicely

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this time, what a chance. He has the green or the brown to get

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background. Green again, it is. Plenty of top spin.

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Choice of reds, but he would have liked everything to be a little bit

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easier. Can't get in close imposition. He's going to need

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another good pot here. Just slightly out of position.

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I think this could be frame and match ball, Dennis. If he pots this

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red, get on the blue, it doesn't matter what angle he has on the

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blue, but I think if he pots this red and gets on the blue, even if he

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is low on the blue he has the red. This could be frame ball. And it's

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there. Right in the heart of the pocket, he has overshot the cue ball

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once again. This is tense. He keeps potting them. I think everybody is

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getting tense. That lady is saying a little prayer for someone.

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This looks good... If he can get himself onto the pink. 30 points in

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front. Can he keep this break going? Can he pull off a very famous

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victory? Joint favourite for this year 's bet Fred World Championship

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along with the defending champion, Mark Selby.

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Needs to pull up. And it has. Might be able to hold further two reds

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just to the left of the cue ball. Or has it gone that little bit too far

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to do that? He is playing it with a lot of screw, as you can see.

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He couldn't screw back for that, he has had to play for the one to the

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left of the yellow and that one just wiped its feet a little bit. Any

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more pace, that wouldn't have gone in. I don't know how many reds and

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colours he has parted. I think it is eight. It is incredible, this break.

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-- potted. Oh! He has missed it. Frame ball. After all that, Dennis.

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Wow! He has got to watch his hand there,

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Judd. No. That could be his last shot. He

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was distracted with the black. He just wasn't comfortable on the

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shops. Having to talk his waistcoat in again because of the red. So the

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second bite of the cherry for Rory McLeod. Needs to pull up.

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If he's got a slight angle, you can get on those two reds.

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And he had enough angle. What a chance this is. Already 43 in front.

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Not many more pots away from a very, very famous victory here.

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The pink, one more red and a colour. Then he is in the last 16 of this

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year's World Championship. This has been an incredible performance. What

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will he be feeling like inside? It is hard to describe. He has worked

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years and years for this moment. Judd Trump will have to wait one

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more year. Rory is one of the nicest people you

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could ever wish to meet. Very unassuming, very modest. He deserves

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this victory. I know Judd had a problem with his shoulder, but he

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did lead 4-0. Well, we see the handshake. Judd

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Trump offers his congratulations and what a magnificent win for young

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Rory McLeod. Absolutely brilliant. He clenches his fist. One of the

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best victories of his career, he beats the number two seed, Judd

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Trump, 10-8. Brilliant! I feel good now. All the

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adrenaline is dying as we speak. Anything you can do at the Crucible

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is great. To beat the number two in the world on the main table it's

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good. It hasn't sunk in yet, it feels good. I just tried to be

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myself, play the ball is in front of me. The desire to win had an effect,

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maybe it had an effect on him, in the end. I just kept going. You

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can't beat experience. I don't feel 46. It is how you take care of

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yourself plays a big part. I think that my Mrs picked care of me very

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well. I feel good. I wasn't watching him, apart from the balls he was

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hammering in. I wasn't paying attention to him. I'm 46 years old,

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we have room aches and pains. I can't be wearing about anybody else,

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can I? A fantastic win for Rory McLeod. He is the fourth qualifier

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to beat a seed and come through. The world number two has gone and it is

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the most significant win at Rory McLeod's career. Judd Trump did not

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go to the press conference after that defeat or do any TV interviews.

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He will be fined for failing to fulfil his media obligations. It has

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been a painful day physically and financially and ensure emotionally

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as well. I'm sure his -- I hope the shorter gets better soon. Let's go

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to another match, featuring two Crucible heavyweights. Between them

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they have graced five finals at the Crucible.

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Graeme Dott on the table here, he was pushed hard, but he pulled away

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to win 10-7, his first win here since 2015. I felt comfortable

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through the match. When the pressure was on the most I seem to handle it

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OK. That was the most pleasing thing. He is such a good player, he

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has been in the final here. I knew he would go down easily. Gutted,

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really, lost it in the first session. Pretty much everything that

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could go wrong did go wrong in the first session and I was always

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chasing. Graeme Dott was a tough player. He is like Alex Higgins,

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you'd think he'd is going to miss at any moment, he moved about, which is

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a bit. All credit to him. I'm so happy just to be here. You can never

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tell when it is going to be your last time and all my best memories

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from snooker are here. Neil Robertson made his intentions clear

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in the clinical open session against Noppon Saengkham, he endeared

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himself to the crowd when he sank to his knees to say thank you for being

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in the Crucible. This evening, Barry Hawkins, who has an enviable record

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here, pulled away from a frustrated Tom Ford, who set the early pace,

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but Barry Hawkins then won six in a row. We have had three matches into

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concluding sessions. Welsh number 1677 macro was in rearguard action

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against Xiao Guodong, he held a 6-3 advantage coming into the last

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session. Xiao Guodong won the first of the evening to go 7-3 in front.

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We will join them in the arena with MS and Ken again.

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KEN DOHERTY: there is a chance. Into the right centre. He has to fully

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commit to this type of shot. If he gets it, it could win the frame. Big

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shot. DENNIS TAYLOR: we will show you the

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attempt again. He would have been on the blue if he had potted it. Good

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test here again of his cue action. The man in the studio next day he is

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or will it had not the same about any problems. Belinda Bencic was

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terrific from the cushion. -- John Parrott. That is not bad, perfectly

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played. John Parrott would've been proud of that one! He obviously

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bought John's book, how to pot of the cushion in five easy lessons!

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Did previous red. Ryan Day took, if he had fully committed to it without

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the safety in mind, he would've had a better chance of getting the pot.

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Sometimes you have that little bit of doubt your mind... That is an

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amazing statistic. He is only two points ahead of Ryan Day. You would

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think he would have every chance of leading 8-3 in the can keep his

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concentration and not do anything silly. He could've done with

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screwing that back a little bit further. It wasn't the best

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positional shot. He leaves himself a slight problem. Not quite sure why

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he didn't just roll the cue ball through and tried to take the red

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away from the black. Sometimes when you have the balls

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like this, you are not used to this kind of situation so you have to

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give it more thought and make sure you get nicely on to the next red.

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I think the red that is closest to the brown spot will pot, and the one

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closest to the centre, as well. They have only played each other

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once, at the German Masters, and Ryan Day managed to beat him 5-2.

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I tell you what he has done in this match, he has not been some cracking

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long pots. He is good at them. His positional play has been quite good,

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as well. He has kept close control of the cue ball, made everything

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very simple. A choice of reds, right of the pink

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or the one above the black, even. He looks very composed

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uncomfortable. He has lost in a ranking tournament

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final, and all Chinese final, against Ding Junhui a few years ago.

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I think he has got enough angle to spin onto the red

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it is amazing how much ankle you can make on these clots. That was just

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off the street and he managed to get the cue ball... Yet, go back to the

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frame before, the last frame before the interval, Ryan Day had made a

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break of 47 and looked certain to be just one frame behind, and I think

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taking that frame has taken the young Chinese player the confidence

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to come out this evening and played the way he is doing. He won that

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opening frame with virtually one visit, a break of 67. This is the

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one that you mentioned, Ken, it is tight, just to the left of the two.

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Just enough room. APPLAUSE.

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It looks as if he is going to take the second frame this evening with

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the one visit. It has kept going. Again, a

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wonderful positional shot. The highest break of the match so

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far. For all the centuries we keep talking about, he has only made a 60

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odd break and he will be leading 8-3.

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APPLAUSE. Good consistent snooker.

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He seems to be really enjoying himself out there.

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Well, the red doesn't go in, but what a wonderful break of 78 by Xiao

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Guodong. It takes into frames away from a place in the next round. He

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leads Ryan Day 8-3. They shared the next couple of frames. We go into

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frame 14 and can the Chinese player close out his first ever win at the

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Crucible? Xiao is to play, leading by 38.

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That is a bonus, there. It could've run out of position. One more good

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positional shot and Ryan Day could have played his last shot at the

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Betfred World Championship. What are pot that was, Dennis. He took quite

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a lot of time on it, steadied it up, steady get up, then, bang. Worth

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another look. Bang! Fantastic. He has managed 22 out of 29 long pots.

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76% return. Most of the top players would be happy with that.

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He will need one more pot, you feel. If he gets this then gets on the

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black, you can't see him making a mistake.

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It's there! And he is on the black. You can't see him making too many

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mistakes from here. This has been a highly impressive performance by

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Xiao Guodong, only his second time here at the Crucible. He threw the

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three qualifying matches, beating Mark King in the final one. It has

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been very impressive, Dennis. We know he is waiting on him if he does

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clinch this match, the defending champion, Mark Selby. That starts on

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Saturday night, the defending champion back in after a very

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impressive opening win. Just checking the scoreboard to make

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absolutely sure. I think he did all the damage in the

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first four frames, to be 4-0, the whole match went away from Ryan Day

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in those opening for frames. He just couldn't settle. Then when he did

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come back, that last frame, the ninth, was so important, wasn't it?

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Use of the green that he missed to close the gap to 5-4 to come into

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this evening session just one behind, but instead he came in the

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6-3. That was probably the turning point of the match, Dennis. Xiao's

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game has been really good. 88% breast pot success. Ryan Day has had

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a bad day at the office. He would have been expecting so much. You

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will have put an awful lot of hard work in, but just couldn't get off

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to the start that he needed. Take nothing away from Xiao Guodong, he

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really has been pretty consistent. No really big breaks. 78 was his

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highest, but a lot of breaks in the 30s, 40s. He has been very

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consistent and done what he has had to do. He will have to up his game

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against Mark Selby, but at least he is there with a chance to upset the

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defending champion. Doesn't really matter about that. Ryan will come

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forward. He is a happy player indeed, Xiao Guodong. He ran side

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are very, very comfortable winner and he defeats Welshman Ryan Day

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10-4. He will face Mark Selby on Saturday

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night. He becomes the fourth Chinese person to make it through to the

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second round. Thursday is a crossover day at the Crucible

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because we will be finishing off the remaining first-round matches and

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the second round gets underway, so we have a mixed bag for you in terms

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of offering tomorrow. We are back at one o'clock on the air and we will

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be seeing Neil Robertson hoping to complete a quickfire win over Noppon

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Saengkham, and Stuart Bingham is back in the house to take on Kyren

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Wilson, this time over 25 frames. It has been a very eventful day, the

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world number two has gone, and an evening session where we brought you

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three for the price of two. Added value! Good night.

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Jason Mohammad presents highlights from Wednesday's first-round matches.