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Third Round: Part 1

Hazel Irvine presents highlights from Monday afternoon's action at the Barbican Centre in York.


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Hello again. It is the start of

round three here at the bet way

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United Kingdom championship in the

Barbican Centre in York. It is an

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all Welsh match tonight with Ryan

Day, the world number 19, who for

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the last 20 years as a professional

has been trying to win a trophy and

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a Gojun at the start of the season

he had never managed to do so but he

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is a winner now. He is playing his

great friend Mark Williams who was

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one of the men of the moment this

season, having claimed the most

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recent big title on offer, the

Northern Ireland Trophy in Belfast a

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couple of weekends ago. It is the

first time in 19 occasions that the

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two of them have met, as both of

them are now proven Trophy winners.

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What difference would that make? Let

us find out. The all Welsh combo is

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commented on by an all Irish combo,

Ken Doherty and Dennis Taylor.

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Just OK. He was hoping to leave

black or pink there and for a moment

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at 40 had not brought it back far

enough that is fine.

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Should be OK. He has a slight ankle

and he needs to play with a bit of

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pace to get out from behind the

yellow. Maybe he is straight on it.

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Plenty of cue power at the site. See

the reverse side there, the normal

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angle would have taken that backing

in cannon Green but because he

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played the white hand side the white

shot off to the left. It made it

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look easy.

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A nice positional shot into the

bottom pocket. The choice of coming

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down for the black or back-up for

the blue here.

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He may take the least red here. He

has a chance at the back but he may

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take the least red at the back of

the pack. If you can leave a nice

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angle on this red, it looks a bit

straight. I was going to he left a

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nice angle he could've disturbed a

few more reds and filled beyond the

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black. He will not be happy with

that. Just a couple more inches

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towards the black with that cue

ball. You can see the tip of his

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cue, that is where he wants to leave

the cue ball.

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He is thinking about disturbing

those reds and a couple of shots

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time. This is a cue shot coming up.

He will play this with a lot of

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pace. If this works out it will give

him a chance to win the frame.

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A bit unlucky. He opened the reds up

nicely. He has to be careful here. I

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think you can put the red in the

left corner but he will can in the

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pink any might be able to push it

towards the left middle pocket and

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he has to be careful that he doesn't

Cameronette into the pocket. It it

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depends what sort of pace he wants

to play on this as to whether he

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finishes on the pink or the blue.

He

hit it a little bit too hard. The

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same shot with less pate -- pace

would have been perfect. The pink

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would not have come off the cushion

so far and now he is faced with a

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tricky one. He has to get this one.

It is the sort of shot that players

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practice. He is looking at the

middle pocket. Sometimes a player

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would prefer to play her thin snick

than a long straight putt. Where

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will the cue ball finish? Not bad.

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This looks really good. He has

stunned in and out of the baulk. For

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the pink.

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He didn't want that kiss on the

blue. Trying to avoid the blue. Just

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for the two reds on the pink spot.

Again he is left with a difficult

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choice here. He could put this red

that is on the pink spot into the

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left-hand corner pocket but he is

not 100% sure with the cue ball is

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gone. He may use the red closest to

the left-hand middle pocket to try

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and slow the cue ball down. He tried

to hit that right next to the middle

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pocket but he is in a bit of No

Man's Land here and struggling.

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That was a good recovery. He has

judged it nicely. He has a nice

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angle on this red.

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A good pot.

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One good positional shot here of

brown or green. He should win the

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frame.

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He has had to work hard for this,

hasn't it?

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Yes, as long as you keep knocking

the mean you are going to win the

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frame. It is always nice if you can

keep close control but sometimes you

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have got to work your points. He has

got terrific cue power, has Ryan

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Day. That shot is an indication

there of it.

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Just the black, leave Mark needing a

snooker and the reds are not ideally

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placed. Make sure you pot the black.

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There is only one snooker here

needed at the moment.

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I don't think the double is on.

Maybe if you played it a little bit

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on the left-hand side he could

create the angle to double it, but

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is he just playing safe, just a

safety shot? That nice break of 65,

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you would think might just be enough

to give him the frame and it should

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be 1-1.

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Mark will carry on because it is

only the one snooker needed and I am

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looking at the situation of the

table, as he looks at the other

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table. The yellow was in the perfect

place, the yellow snooker in behind.

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It doesn't matter about the yellow

now, that is the show. Mark will

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stay in the seat. I think Mark

Williams has not gone out as well as

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Ryan Day.

Yes. I do not think he is

100% with it at the moment. It

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remains to be seen how he can cope

with it. This will certainly settle

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Ryan Day. He looked a bit edgy in

the opening exchange of the first

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frame and the beginning of this

frame but a couple of good pots has

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kept the break going. He is going to

win this frame quite comfortably

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will stop you never really settled

down until you win your first frame.

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This will settle him down nicely.

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A couple of little exhibition shots.

A nice pot that one. He has not

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bothered to take the black but Ryan

Day will not be bothered. A nice

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break at the end there for him and

he levels the matchup and it is 1-1.

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Mark Williams breaks off in this

third frame. He will go into the mid

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session with a two frame advantage.

That is not the best break. The

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Green will have rescue. It hasn't

and that may be down to the tip.

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When you are trying a bit side on

the tip it is a little bit different

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with the new tip.

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Ryan McLaughlin to win this frame

and go in level at the mid session

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interval.

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He can putt this red and hold the

cue ball exactly where the readies.

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A couple of reds just above the

black will pot into the same pocket

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as the black.

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He has got a nice angle and a lot of

cue power, as you mentioned. There

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are a couple of ways he can play

this, with a bit of top spin and get

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the cue ball through the pack of

reds and to the black but also stun

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through the gap. He's going for the

top spin through the pack. It hasn't

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worked out.

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There is someone in his light owns

-- line of sight there. I think the

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players were coming back from the

mid-session interval at the next

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table and they didn't bother to have

a look. You should always have a

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little look and see if the player is

playing in the site. He just gave

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Judd Trump the dirtiest look ever as

he walked out.

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Black doesn't go on the spot. He

will be disappointed with that. I am

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not quite sure where it putts into.

He is coming round to see if it

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putts into that bottom right-hand

corner and if it does he will try

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and get it back on the spot

immediately. He is saying that is

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not too bad and he can stun up for

that black if you pot this red.

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They are not perfectly placed. Those

five reds around the pink spot are

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just covering each other somewhat.

Maybe the one that is closer to the

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pink spot might be available in a

couple of shots time. We will find

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out now whether it is available I

mean, he has so many options here.

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You could go for the red near the

cushion that also. Being a

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left-hander, that is the one he has

played for.

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That looks to be a little bit

straight black. He needs a slight

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angle here and he has got a little

bit to work with there.

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They were covering each other into

the corners, that is why he played

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this one into the middle.

He is

normally very proficient at this

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type of shot into the middle pocket.

Just a bit short of pace. He can

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only drop this blue in and then the

red from the distance.

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With the pink ear, it is a little

bit of a distraction if he takes the

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one to the corner. They just can

disturb your concentration.

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That is exactly what happened. I

don't know if he got a heavy contact

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there but bridging over and the

yellow was near his sleeve and you

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are just a little bit conscious

about it.

He was up off the shot. He

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knew the minute he hated that it

wasn't in. A chance Orion. Can he

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snatch this frame?

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-- a chance for Brian.

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The red of the black will putt into

the left centre.

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He doesn't really want to go off the

blue. You would prefer to stay on

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the black kid.

I think any sort of

cannon would do him here, as long as

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he doesn't get one of the reds full

ball and stick there. Keep your eye

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on the black so, you don't want to

miss that. Well, he didn't miss the

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black but he missed the cannon and

it looked a natural.

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This looks a very good line behind

the yellow. He has played that very

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well. An excellent shot. Both

players having a look. Players will

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always let the referee have a look

as well, just in kiss you happen to

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miss the reds and the referee will

know exactly where to replace the

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cue ball. Mark has to be careful

here and try and nestle into the

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three reds. Without trying to leave

anything. That is a lovely shot. It

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is a lovely shot. He may have left

this red into the bottom right-hand

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corner pocket but it is not easy,

particularly with the rest.

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This would be some pot if he takes

it on. He knew straightaway that it

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wasn't going in.

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Has he left it into this left-hand

centre pocket? I think he has, and

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he can play a nice little cannon on

the black. He just has to

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concentrate on this thread. If the

red goes in it is a natural angle of

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the cue ball into the flat and try

knock it over the corner pocket and

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if the red goes in it is a great

opportunity to steal this frame. The

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red is there. Cannon on the black

wasn't what he would have hoped.

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Still a bit of life in this frame.

He could roll up behind the black

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here and it wouldn't be a bad shot.

A dead weight.

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A bit of a chance Orion here. He

could cut the red in and if you

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should putt it it will be on the

yellow and if he misses it won't

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leave anything. Much too thin and a

little bit on the hard side.

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This is not as straightforward to

take it on now because the White

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will go near the left corner pocket

if he takes the popcorn. That is why

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he refused it but it looks to be a

pretty good cue ball, this. In fact,

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it looks to be a very good cue ball.

Is there a gap? Yes, there is a gap.

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Well, that was an uncharacteristic

mistake from Mark Williams.

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He could try and cut this red ink

and back up. He will miss the blue

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and the black. That could be another

baulk. This looks absolutely perfect

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if he can get on this black here. It

looks really good. He may have an

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angle on the black. Just the red on

the left-hand side cushion. I

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wonder, does he?

That would have

been a bonus but even if he doesn't

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he can get on the other red but he

could take that red out. Well, what

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was that? Ryan. He obviously haven't

got the angle to cannon the other

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red out but he should never have

missed the black. He is annoyed with

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himself after that one. And he won't

be too happy with that. He is still

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not happy with that tip, is he? It

is on the delicate little shots that

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he seems to be playing with the

touch of side. Where is that cue

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ball going to finish? Is he OK? Does

he have an angle to go on the yellow

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finish on the pink and bring the red

interplay? He could drop behind it

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possibly but he is looking at the

angle and I think he can do. He

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would be playing to move this rather

than dropping behind it, if you have

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the right angle, that is. He doesn't

think he has.

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He's going to try and come off two

cushions and land on the red. It is

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not a bad effort. This is not a bad

effort at all. What a great shot

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that was.

The great escape.

I love

that film. Steve McQueen.

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He has all sorts of choices

available. He can play in behind the

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black. He could even take on the

pot. He decided on the pot. A half

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chance here for Ryan Day. Although

it is the best of 11, when you go

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into the mid-session interval it

adds that little bit of pressure if

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you are trying to level the score or

get a 3-1 advantage, it is amazing

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how you can miss a few balls.

APPLAUSE.

That will give him a bit

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of confidence he struck that really

nicely indeed. He would love to have

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been straight on this brown. He will

have to screw off the side cushion

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here.

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He is hitting the ball a bit harder

than he needs to at the moment. I

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think that is a sign of pressure. If

the pink is not in the way, the

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angle on the yellow will be nice. It

looks like it is going into the pink

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and he will not be able to get onto

the green that way, so... I'm not

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quite sure he will be able to judge

this one, Dennis.

As long as he

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doesn't go past the middle pocket,

he will be comfortable on the green.

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All the way around the ankles, but

will it be hard enough? He will need

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to use the rest.

A good attempt,

wasn't it? He would settle for that.

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No. Why was he screwing it in? He

could played pops in and drop the

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green in. Ryan Day is feeling the

pressure out there.

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This is a clever little shot.

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But other chants this. It will cut

in. As long as avoids the right

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middle pocket, if he does attempt

the pot. Be careful of the middle

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pocket. No problem. Will it dropped

nicely on the brown? It hasn't.

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Worst possible place could have

finished there. Amazing, it goes all

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that distance and it drops there.

I

think you can cut this brown in. Not

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too bad. There is a natural angle

back to the blue. Yes, it's there.

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Just that little kiss on the black

has taken this speed out of the cue

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ball, but he is still on the blue.

He is ten points in the lead, just

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the blue required to go 15 ahead

with 13 left on the table. This

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could be free and ball. It is there.

He will be very relieved. Another

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frame that has got away from Ryan

Day. He should have won this frame a

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couple of times over.

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That this pretty good. He was on the

way out the door before the pink

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even reached the pocket. Ryan Day is

very, very disappointed. Mark

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Williams leads Ryan Day 3-1.

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DENNIS TAYLOR: Mark Williams whether

to reflect long pot there, it really

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was. That is the sign of an all-time

greats, when you get a chance like

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that you go full-blooded for it.

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APPLAUSE.

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The pink is just away from the reds

somewhat. He may play into them from

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the blue because he has the red over

the middle pocket as a bit of

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insurance.

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That is what he has done. What a

great split. He knew if he wasn't

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going to drop nicely on a red, which

is what happened, he has that one

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over the middle pocket. Not all the

players would have thought of that,

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Ken.

Yes, he hit of lovely he got

the apex ball perfectly. He always

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had that red over the middle pocket.

He couldn't have played much better.

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His opening red is what has created

this chance. He had to take it on

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full-blooded and if he had missed it

he would have left some reds on, but

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you feel he will get his just

rewards from this position.

Well, he

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had to play back with a touch of

side, so there was no problem there

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with the new tip. The more frames he

plays with it the better it will

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become.

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He has a perfect angle on the black

to get to those at least for reds.

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He is playing the white into an area

where you have multiple choices

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sometimes. . Not too many pots away

from securing this frame. I will go

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back to that frame before the

mid-session interval, that will play

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a big part in this match because

2-2, Ryan Day would have been

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feeling very comfortable, but you

could tell he was annoyed at losing

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that and it has continued here. He

can't do much about this. It was a

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long pot that got Mark in.

Yes, he

should have won the fourth frame,

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and the one before that, as well. We

had chances. He let it slip

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slightly. Mark Williams has

certainly grown in stature in this

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match. Has looked a bit more

confident. This is a lovely break he

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has put together here.

It will not

be easy to make the century because

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the 238 macro are on the wrong side

of the table for Mark, as a

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left-hander, but they are not on the

cushion, that's for sure. He would

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still love to make a century. 403 he

has made in his career, had in his

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early days city made a 70, he didn't

really bother to go on to try to

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make the century.

I think all

players like to make centuries now,

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because of the statistics. It wasn't

the big thing 20 years ago, talking

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about how many career centuries we

have had, but that all the

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statistics now. That is a good pot

to keep the break going. It is a

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nice indication of how you are

feeling, how you are playing. He is

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certainly playing well. He is coming

off the back of his 19th career

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ranking win in Belfast last week.

Well, every chance now because he

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has a nice angle to pot the black

and get onto the yellow. It could go

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in and out of the baulk area between

the yellow and brown. That is what

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he has played. He will be close to

the yellow here. He will make

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contact with the yellow. It might

just have spoiled the century break.

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Not that into the middle pocket at

that pace, we know how tight they

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are, that was some shot!

Great shot.

APPLAUSE. Wonderful break. That is

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his 21st-century this season. He

made 26 last season.

And a billiard

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shot to finish off the break. It

will be too worried about that. He

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got in with better reflect long red,

and the rest was history. He is now

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leading Ryan Day 4-1.

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In most of the frames we have had

their red go up to the end of the

0:43:000:43:07

table, or at least 137 macro: the

other end of the table that is a bit

0:43:070:43:15

careless, isn't it, Ken?

Yes, not

the best shot he has played because

0:43:150:43:22

this red can go into the left-hand

corner pocket. The only red he could

0:43:220:43:33

possibly lead is the one he is

playing, but that is highly

0:43:330:43:37

unlikely. But he has to hit it

better than that. That was a country

0:43:370:43:45

mile out.

Is a country mile a little

bit different to eight mile in the

0:43:450:43:54

city?

I think so.

0:43:540:44:04

He is not happy with that. The red

up towards the green pocket.

0:44:290:44:40

APPLAUSE.

Adam Peaty hit that hard enough. He

0:44:560:45:02

wanted to be on the pink to the left

centre. This black is very tricky

0:45:020:45:11

and very missable. He is normally

very good with the rest. He is

0:45:110:45:19

putting a little bit offside on

this. He has got it. That's an

0:45:190:45:25

excellent shot. Very well done. Nice

control.

0:45:250:45:31

No. Every time he puts a bit of side

on the cue ball he is struggling

0:45:580:46:02

with it. He did not fancy that. He

put a lot of left-hand side. He is

0:46:020:46:12

not sure where it is going to go.

0:46:120:46:16

Ryan Day really has to take

advantage of these situations,

0:46:320:46:37

Dennis. He did in the last frame. He

needs to try and hurt Mark Williams,

0:46:370:46:43

get back into this match. He has to

make the most of these

0:46:430:46:48

opportunities.

0:46:480:46:50

Yet, he has to take this frame

because of the drops 5-2 behind, the

0:46:580:47:04

first six, you wouldn't give a much

of a chance. If he wins this, it is

0:47:040:47:09

game back on again.

0:47:090:47:13

Make no mistake, when Ryan Day gets

on a run he can win frames in a very

0:47:500:47:55

short space of time. He made 39

centuries last season, just 12 this

0:47:550:48:03

season. 305 in total. He is a

terrific brick builder, that's for

0:48:030:48:14

sure.

0:48:140:48:17

Nicely played. Delicate little

cannon that.

0:48:220:48:29

A couple of reds just below the pink

go into the corner pocket. He will

0:49:490:49:56

try to drop onto those. That looks

pretty good.

0:49:560:50:01

If he pushes the cue ball through,

he could be on possibly pink or

0:50:090:50:12

black.

0:50:120:50:15

I keep saying how laid-back Mark

Williams is, but inside he will be

0:50:330:50:38

watching Ryan winning the frame here

and thinking about the red that he

0:50:380:50:47

tried to cut into the green pocket

when he applied a little bit

0:50:470:50:54

offside. That is the only thing he

has been struggling with with the

0:50:540:50:59

new tip, when he tries to put side

on. You can't just play the shop

0:50:590:51:04

without side would you will lose

your position, but every creditor

0:51:040:51:08

Ryan Day here.

0:51:080:51:19

A couple more reds and colours away

from winning this frame.

0:51:210:51:26

APPLAUSE.

0:51:390:51:42

The pink will put him 54 ahead, 67

left. So, one more red and colour.

0:52:000:52:11

He has got himself back in this

match now.

0:52:110:52:16

You can tell by his body language

and the way he is moving around the

0:52:220:52:27

table he is much more relaxed. He

did not look so good a couple of

0:52:270:52:31

frames back in his seat.

He looked a

little bit edgy, didn't he? He

0:52:310:52:44

missed a couple of easy balls, a

couple of Graham Scott a way that he

0:52:440:52:48

should have won. -- couple of frames

got away. It was a bad miss from

0:52:480:53:01

Mark Williams. He is struggling a

little bit with that tip at the

0:53:010:53:07

moment.

0:53:070:53:09

It doesn't matter about missing red,

Mark Pitts is cue and concedes the

0:53:150:53:22

frame. All of a sudden, Ryan Day is

right back in this match, only one

0:53:220:53:28

shot behind -- one frame behind at

4-3.

0:53:280:53:34

Dear me. How close was that? He is

having an anxious look to see if he

0:55:070:55:14

has left anything. It looked in.

Four or five wobbles in the pocket

0:55:140:55:23

there. I think he has left the red.

Or, has he? Ryan had an anxious look

0:55:230:55:35

before he went back to his seat.

0:55:350:55:38

He could get through to it.

0:55:440:55:48

It is not an easy chance just yet

this. Three Lewis reds, and the two

0:56:070:56:16

above the black in an awkward spot.

0:56:160:56:22

He has served red either side of the

bunch, he can always flick away one

0:56:320:56:43

of those if you needed to.

0:56:430:56:49

You can see that little mannerism

there, the finger going up and down.

0:57:000:57:05

Some players do that, not as many

these days. Remember Tony Mayo, the

0:57:050:57:16

left-hander, won the world doubles

with Steve Davis about five times,

0:57:160:57:20

it was as if he was playing the

piano is the way his fingers were

0:57:200:57:25

dancing around.

He had a really bad,

didn't he?

It was just the

0:57:250:57:32

mannerism.

He was like Richard

played in, wasn't he? Marked

0:57:320:57:38

straight up off that shot. Very

disappointed. It wasn't the best

0:57:380:57:44

positional shot from the previous

black, he wanted to be a bit

0:57:440:57:48

straighter on that red.

I think he

got a kick. That is why he reacted.

0:57:480:57:57

It seemed to straighten up. Let's

have a look. Yeah, heavy contact.

It

0:57:570:58:14

seemed to jump slightly. A good

chance for Ryan, nice angle on the

0:58:140:58:23

black. Into the pack. He will always

be on the red closer to this

0:58:230:58:36

right-hand corner pocket. He played

that nicely. On the red to the right

0:58:360:58:48

centre also.

0:58:480:58:51

The only problem he has with that

red to the middle pocket is that

0:58:550:59:01

black is only available to one

corner, that is the one he -- the

0:59:010:59:11

reason why he has taken that one

into the corner. You can tell he is

0:59:110:59:16

growing in confidence by the way he

is walking around the table. He is

0:59:160:59:20

shaking his head because he has

finished straight, but he can screw

0:59:200:59:26

back to the 238 macro, or he has the

pink city prepares that. --

0:59:260:59:35

it is as if his cue is a bit sticky.

That is why he has gone to clean it.

0:59:390:59:48

I know yesterday it was very, very

warm in the arena. John Murphy was

0:59:480:59:53

saying it was very hot.

0:59:530:59:56

More I think when you get a little

bit nervous your hands start to

1:00:021:00:07

perspire a little more. Again he is

in a prime position here. The choice

1:00:071:00:17

of going for black or for blue if he

wishes.

1:00:171:00:22

Nicely on the blue. He has not gone

too far. He can hold for the reds on

1:00:281:00:34

the right and left of the pink spot.

1:00:341:00:45

He is coming around to look at the

red at the bottom of the four next

1:00:491:00:55

to the pink. The one directly above

the black and to the left, I wonder

1:00:551:01:02

if that will putt. He is thinking a

few shots ahead there.

1:01:021:01:15

He lost the cue ball. Not 100% sure

whether he needed to go into the

1:01:221:01:34

pack there.

Yes, he needed a

full-ball contact on the pink and he

1:01:341:01:41

didn't get it and that is why he has

gone towards this side cushion. That

1:01:411:01:49

is a good recovery.

1:01:491:01:53

Right in the centre of the pocket.

Never easy, though. He has played it

1:01:591:02:04

nicely.

1:02:041:02:14

Amazing where he has put the cue

ball there, he has left himself a

1:02:291:02:32

choice of three reds. It is what you

do, you put the cue ball in a

1:02:321:02:42

position where you can change your

mind. It gives you a few more

1:02:421:02:47

options.

1:02:471:02:57

It is like watching a different

player now, isn't it?

He has grown

1:03:001:03:06

in stature over the last couple of

frames. A choice of pink or black

1:03:061:03:13

here and he has taken the pink.

This

is the sort of snooker he produced

1:03:131:03:25

when he won his first ranking title

in Riga in the first pot of the

1:03:251:03:30

season.

He beat Mark Williams on the

way to win that tournament. He beat

1:03:301:03:36

him in the semifinals 5-4. It has

always been pretty close between the

1:03:361:03:44

two in head-to-head 's.

1:03:441:03:49

The wrong side of the blue.

1:03:531:04:00

That was not the best shot. He

needed to pull that cue ball back

1:04:151:04:21

another couple of inches. It is

almost like he decelerated here a

1:04:211:04:27

little bit. He is a big lad, though,

he may not need the rest here. That

1:04:271:04:40

red is just in his way slightly.

Yes, he has to tuck the waistcoat in

1:04:401:04:47

because that could catch that red.

But it is a distraction for him. The

1:04:471:05:00

referee is keeping a close eye on

his waistcoat and a red. Where is

1:05:001:05:04

the cue ball? He is not perfect. Not

perfect on the black, that is for

1:05:041:05:13

sure. He needs a few pops to secure

the frame. -- pops.

1:05:131:05:23

Nicely played. A dead weight so he

wasn't running away from this red.

1:05:341:05:48

Colour and one more rate would be

enough but he is the wrong side of

1:05:541:05:58

blue again to get to the easy red

too from the pink.

1:05:581:06:09

Just the medium-range pot needed to

get himself back to all square. A

1:06:201:06:24

good performance from the Welshman.

1:06:241:06:27

A nice 65 from Ryan Day and that

should level the match up at four

1:06:591:07:04

frames all. That is a wonderful

shot. A beautiful shot from Mark

1:07:041:07:12

Williams.

1:07:121:07:15

He just tags in behind the black and

he has to be careful here, Ryan Day.

1:07:241:07:31

46 points ahead and 43 remain on the

table.

There is just enough room to

1:07:311:07:37

slip round the back of that red. He

would be unlucky to do that.

Foul.

1:07:371:07:50

That is just unlucky to catch the

jaw of that pocket and all of a

1:07:501:07:55

sudden the frame is back on again.

As we show you the shot again with

1:07:551:08:02

the reds next to the blue... Oh,

this is a terrific positional shot

1:08:021:08:10

he has played here. He had to get on

the black.

1:08:101:08:16

And with the blue rarities he can

attempt the snooker. There is no way

1:08:281:08:33

he can leave the red. Worth another

look at this. He has hit five

1:08:331:08:38

cushions to get on that black. He

did not play that one too well,

1:08:381:08:45

though.

He pushed the red over

towards the blue here just trying to

1:08:451:08:56

get the cue ball on the cushion here

and snooker behind the yellow. He

1:08:561:09:06

has found the gap between the yellow

and brown. He has to be careful

1:09:061:09:11

here. Obviously he wants to try and

keep the red safe be careful of the

1:09:111:09:22

double-kiss here.

1:09:221:09:30

Well, I tell you what, Ryan Day

would like to see this red ball

1:09:561:10:00

disappear into the pocket here. A

long straight red. Wow. He has

1:10:001:10:09

played the snooker. That is OK, as

long as Mark doesn't get out of the

1:10:091:10:17

snooker and market safe. Oh, he has

missed it. Only just. Ryan 's choice

1:10:171:10:31

of shot, going in behind the green,

proving to be the correct one.

1:10:311:10:44

I think he has flicked the snooker.

1:10:501:11:01

Just the one snooker needed. Is this

road past the yellow? Only half a

1:11:061:11:18

pocket really. That is another

excellent shot.

1:11:181:11:29

Foul. Frame conceded.

It was going

to be too much wanting you is a

1:11:381:11:47

couple of snooker 's. We had a

glimmer of hope there but Ryan Day

1:11:471:11:51

continues the fight back from 4-1

and all of a sudden we are for- four

1:11:511:11:55

and it is now the best of three.

So

Ryan Day breaks off in frame nine.

1:11:551:12:09

Six is the magic number for a place

in the last 16. Not the best break

1:12:091:12:18

off in the world. He will be

disappointed with that. She just

1:12:181:12:29

can't seem to get that cue nice and

smooth.

1:12:291:12:37

He might be able to row the Browning

from one of the reds.

1:12:481:12:54

No.

1:13:011:13:05

I expected Mark to knock that one

in, with what has gone on in the

1:13:121:13:18

last three frames. I think that is

why he missed it. Can Ryan Day keep

1:13:181:13:29

this run going here? He has breaks

of 39, 76 and 60 five.

1:13:291:13:40

That was a nice shot. First the

black in. The angle on the reds now.

1:13:461:13:51

Split the pack and try and stay on

the black if you can. He needs more

1:13:511:14:02

of that cushion. It is OK. He is on

the black and he has got a nice

1:14:021:14:11

angle. There is the shot again. The

way he has been playing, you cannot

1:14:111:14:20

really see him miss this black. He

doesn't have much work to do with

1:14:201:14:23

the cue ball. There is the pressure,

of course that should he missed he

1:14:231:14:28

will leave Mark Williams in. Well...

He missed it by a long way. Has he

1:14:281:14:39

got away with it?

1:14:391:14:41

I think he has got away with it, you

know. I think he has been very, very

1:14:531:14:58

fortunate. He is trying to get on

the red to the left centre. The pink

1:14:581:15:07

spot to the right is covering that,

so just a safety shot from Mark

1:15:071:15:09

Williams.

That is an amazing piece

of good fortune from Rion Pierre.

1:15:091:15:16

Once he missed the black I am sure

he would have thought he was bound

1:15:161:15:20

to have left something.

1:15:201:15:25

Well, he was looking at these two

reds into the bottom corner pocket

1:15:561:16:00

is a plant but... They may be set

into their but it is a dangerous

1:16:001:16:09

shot to take on. I am not sure where

the cue ball is going. He decided

1:16:091:16:15

against it.

1:16:151:16:20

Foul and a miss.

How costly is that

going to be?

1:17:321:17:40

Not straight forward here from Mark

1:18:101:18:21

Williams straightaway he is faced

with this red with the rest. If he

1:18:311:18:42

can get onto the black and the pink

is still available

1:18:421:18:53

all of a sudden Mark Williams is

finding things very difficult out

1:19:071:19:10

there. Still don't get a lot of

reaction from Mark. He has been

1:19:101:19:21

blessed with a terrific temperament

throughout his whole career and that

1:19:211:19:25

is why he has been so successful.

Inside he must be not feeling very

1:19:251:19:30

comfortable.

1:19:301:19:40

It is a wonderful positional shot

from Ryan Day.

He bounces off that

1:19:531:20:00

cushion to perfection.

That is why

was surprised when he was using the

1:20:001:20:13

rest are just rolling and screw back

and that makes a pot in a little bit

1:20:131:20:17

more difficult. If he drops that in

he would be on the black that Ryan

1:20:171:20:23

finished on.

1:20:231:20:31

He could go into the three reds just

above the black if he wished, which

1:20:361:20:40

he went on this occasion but he

could have done that, still being on

1:20:401:20:44

the choice of rights.

1:20:441:20:49

Well.

Well. It is hard to believe.

He hasn't missed many in these last

1:21:041:21:16

few frames. It is unfortunate that

he has covered red.

If he pops this

1:21:161:21:27

he could finish on the blue. That

has finished a little awkward for

1:21:271:21:37

him. Lots of side there. Good

judgment that.

1:21:371:21:50

He bite need that rest again.

1:21:591:22:08

Just having a look at those six

reds, they are sort of cover in each

1:22:171:22:22

other, aren't they? Just coming

around to look to see if there is

1:22:221:22:28

one available but that doesn't look

to be so he is going to have to get

1:22:281:22:32

a cannon here to develop them. There

was one that must be on but from

1:22:321:22:42

that position it is not easy. Has he

spotted something that we couldn't

1:22:421:22:51

see? I don't think so. This is a

long pot up past the road in the

1:22:511:22:56

blue and into the corner and this is

far from a gimme.

1:22:561:23:01

It looks good. Oh! Mark stood up and

blocked our path there. It looked to

1:23:071:23:14

be in. I think it just pulled

towards the left and cushion.

He

1:23:141:23:26

thought it was in when he hit it.

He

had a bit of an angle on the black

1:23:261:23:36

to possibly play a cannon. That was

the only red he could play for. I

1:23:361:23:39

suppose he wanted to be straight on

it. He has just spotted something.

1:23:391:23:48

Don't think it is on the red. There

is something in front of on the

1:23:481:23:52

clock. You can see it just looks

like a little chalk mark, doesn't

1:23:521:23:56

it. Yes, it is when you play a screw

shot you can leave a little chalk

1:23:561:24:05

mark on the clock.

It is quite funny

that that would be bothering him. He

1:24:051:24:13

is having a look at the reds now. He

is going to try and attempt this

1:24:131:24:17

red. This is a tough shot. Never

easy that shot.

1:24:171:24:31

He knew he was covering the one near

the left corner pocket but the one

1:24:361:24:41

he missed caught the black and is

portable. Good cueing there. Very

1:24:411:24:54

good cueing.

An excellent pot. Right

in the heart of the pocket and it

1:24:541:25:02

kept perfectly still as well. He has

a nice angle. The blue as good as

1:25:021:25:12

well, if he wants to go into the

pack of the reds from around the

1:25:121:25:15

pink.

1:25:151:25:21

OK, he is going to try and maybe get

on the blue here. The red to the

1:25:251:25:32

right the pink is just above the

line of the paper and it will pass

1:25:321:25:37

into the right-hand corner pocket.

It doesn't have to disturb the reds

1:25:371:25:47

here.

1:25:471:25:50

That is OK. When he pops this loo he

will be able to take the red to the

1:26:191:26:26

extreme right of the four, and leave

a nice angle on this. It leaves a

1:26:261:26:30

nice angle so that when he putts

this red tape can go into the three

1:26:301:26:33

reds below the pink and still be on

pink or black year and this will

1:26:331:26:37

certainly open things up.

1:26:371:26:44

Was he on the black? No. The red has

come over and covered the black. If

1:26:481:26:57

he was on the blackberry would be

frame over but now he has to

1:26:571:27:02

negotiate a tough pink.

This is

running slightly away from the reds.

1:27:021:27:11

The one next to the black goes, and

that was a delicate little screw

1:27:111:27:19

shot he played there, especially

being hampered. It was a much better

1:27:191:27:25

shot than it looked.

1:27:251:27:28

The black will put him 20 points

ahead and just the colour now. Take

1:27:381:27:43

one-frame advantage with a possible

two to play.

1:27:431:27:54

Typical Mark Williams, this. He

virtually sat out for three frames.

1:27:551:28:00

Ryan came back from 4-1 down. But he

won three terrific frames and he

1:28:001:28:12

will have to win two in a row if he

was going to get through to the next

1:28:121:28:15

round.

1:28:151:28:23

We mentioned when he was sitting in

his seat about his temperament and

1:28:311:28:34

he is showing exactly what a great

temperament he has. He has great

1:28:341:28:37

experience.

Great composure.

1:28:371:28:44

It was a wonderful opening pot, as

well. It left on a tough opener, but

1:28:541:29:04

he duly obliged with good cueing and

has set up this nice break.

1:29:041:29:13

APPLAUSE.

That was a terrific long

blue.

1:29:301:29:38

APPLAUSE.

Nice break of 72 from the

former champion here, Mark Williams.

1:29:461:29:55

He leads his compatriot Ryan Day

5-4.

1:29:551:30:00

He did not want that. If it keeps

running he is OK. Yes, it has gone

1:30:271:30:33

past the baulk line, so it is OK. It

has come far enough. If he misses

1:30:331:30:41

the brown it was going to be

perfect, but as it has turned out,

1:30:411:30:45

not a bad kiss.

Ideally he would

like to get on either of the 238

1:30:451:30:56

macro the black spot. It would free

up the black into one of those

1:30:561:31:03

pockets. There is a gap, of course

between blue and pink. That would

1:31:031:31:16

really set himself up nicely if you

could get on one of these reds

1:31:161:31:22

beside the black spot. It is on the

way towards this red. Pretty good.

1:31:221:31:36

Could have done with another six or

eight inches, he been nicely on that

1:31:361:31:43

37 just to the right of the back

spot. You can't believe that, can

1:31:431:31:56

you? Trying to free up the black

spot has knocked the red just to the

1:31:561:32:04

left of the black spot. That the red

is going to cover the black spot

1:32:041:32:10

now.

At least he has the pink in the

clear. The blue is there if he needs

1:32:101:32:18

it. That 87 Matt Gore and next to

the black spot has booted out of

1:32:181:32:26

commission for the time being.

1:32:261:32:32

He was trying to get on the pink

there into the corner pocket, but

1:32:471:32:53

just overran it slightly. He was

always going to be onto the blue to

1:32:531:32:58

the green pocket.

1:32:581:33:05

Has he screwed this cue ball far

enough? The first red won't go.

1:33:231:33:31

Building up a nice little lead.

1:33:541:33:56

Can he keep things going here? It

would take centre at deciding frame.

1:34:161:34:24

Who would have thought that when

Mark Williams led 4-1?

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Has he gone a little bit too far

from comfort here? He does not

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really want to be playing cannons at

this stage. He wanted to be

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straighter on this red, but he will

have to caman this one and player

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with a lot of screw. He is the wrong

side of the blue so he needs one

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more good positional shot and we

could have at deciding frame.

The

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fact that brown was off the spot

there has made it a little bit

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easier. He has played that inch

perfect. Great spot. The pink goes

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into the corner left pocket. Nice

little angle. Think will put him 64

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ahead, so just one more red after

this pink. There has been some good

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scoring, Dennis.

Yet, from 4-1 down,

he had the 65. Mark had a fine 72 in

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the last frame. Ryan's highest break

has been 76, this coming at just the

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right time for him.

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This is his fifth break over 60 in

the match, so good quality.

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Just moving that red from the black

spot, so he can keep the break and

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pink century, it would certainly

give him confidence going into the

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final frame.

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Just on the black. It doesn't

matter. Mark concedes the frame. Can

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you believe it? To Welshman out

there and we have at deciding frame.

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It will be exciting, it is 5-5.

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APPLAUSE.

Foul and amiss. -- a miss.

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Foul.

That was very careless by Ryan

Day. He has left a free shot for

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Mark Williams. He does not miss many

of those.

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APPLAUSE.

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The loose red at the bottom of the

pack will be his choice here after

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the green. He has a nice angle to go

into the pack. This will certainly

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open things up.

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That one was a long way away.

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He seemed to get a heavy contact

there, that is for sure. Ryan played

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a careless shop and went in off into

the right corner. He was just

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playing as safety shop and put the

white straight the pocket and Mark

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knocked in the red to the right hand

was in amongst them until he got

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that heavy contact.

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What sort of an angle does he have

on this red here? Of course, he has

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the red to the right corner.

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Just having a look to see if the red

up love the black, will that pot? I

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think the red should pot. He would

love to get that out of the way as

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soon as possible. Not quite sure

whether pink will have to go. Just

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behind its own spot. That will tie

up the pink for the moment.

The

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referee just getting the pink in

line, then we'll slide at nearer to

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the reds without touching them.

I am

not sure if the black pots. I don't

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think so. We will soon find out. It

definitely does, then.

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This will certainly open things up

for Ryan Day.

A great opportunity.

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Ryan keeps wiping the cloth, that is

the chalk marks that he is brushing

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off the table. It really has been a

terrific performance from 4-1 down.

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We know Mark has missed a few shots,

but overall he has played all right,

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just the new tip on certain shots

when he was putting side on he

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wasn't getting them.

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If you look at the standard, Marcus

had breaks of 54, 44, 102, 72. It

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has been a pretty high standard

game.

It has been. There we see

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evidence of a bit of adrenaline rush

from Ryan Day. He has had back quite

1:44:541:44:59

a way to far.

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Only 137 macro to go at now, the

back of the pack.

He can roll this

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and come off to conditions. -- two

cushions. Will he risk bringing a

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few more reds into play, or will he

just play up for the blue and leave

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an angle to get into the reds? This

is the only red available to him at

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the moment. It all depends how he

feels. He is going into the reds. In

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fact, he could hold this end of the

table.

He has played that lovely,

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hasn't he? He has brought the pink

interplay. The red to the left of

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the bunch of reds goes into the

pocket.

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This is the only other red available

to him, so it is imperative he gets

1:46:301:46:39

a good angle on the pink this time.

That one to the left is not on

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either. This is the shot coming up.

It is key to this deciding frame.

1:46:431:47:03

That is nicely played. He didn't

have to do too much. The one at the

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back of the little bunch of six will

go. If this works out, Ken, he could

1:47:101:47:16

be in the next round.

He has to

judge this nicely, bring the reds

1:47:161:47:23

interplay. If he is on a colour here

it could be all over. It is not

1:47:231:47:28

ideal.

1:47:281:47:30

Sheik of the head. If he wasn't so

close to the cushion it would be OK.

1:47:341:47:42

Can he judge a little cannon onto

the red beside the blue? A good and

1:47:421:47:50

he has played really well. That is a

great shot. That could be yet,

1:47:501:47:57

Dennis.

-- be it. Just going back to

when he beat Mark Williams in Riga

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and went on to win his first ranking

title, he is a different player now.

1:48:081:48:14

This is the deciding frame and much

more confident now he has won his

1:48:141:48:18

first ranking title. A few more to

be potted here.

52 ahead, 58 now.

1:48:181:48:29

Red and colour just required. It

would mean Mark Williams needing a

1:48:291:48:38

snooker. We have already had so many

shocks in this championship, and

1:48:381:48:42

this will be another one. Mark

Williams coming here after winning

1:48:421:48:48

the Northern Ireland Trophy.

1:48:481:48:53

How has he missed the cannon on the

pink? He can't believe it. Big

1:49:071:49:11

target.

It seemed a natural, didn't

it? Marc Sneyd say snooker, fair

1:49:111:49:24

enough, but the little smile just

tells you, what have I done their?

1:49:241:49:32

What has he done here? Dear me.

Trying to put the red on the

1:49:321:49:40

cushion, but he has made a big

mistake.

1:49:401:49:46

Mark almost stole an earlier frame

needing to snookers.

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He still needs a couple of snookers.

1:50:151:50:25

He might try and doubled this across

the other side of the table. That

1:50:301:50:36

looks pretty good.

It is a tall

order for Mark to try to get a

1:50:361:50:49

couple of snookers, especially when

you're in one yourself.

1:50:491:50:55

That is a pretty good shot from

where he was, with the cue ball

1:51:021:51:07

close to this cushion. He has the

pot on, but if he misses it, he

1:51:071:51:19

gives Mark Williams a chance. He has

missed it and it has left him a

1:51:191:51:26

chance. OK, he needs to high value

colours with this, and maybe player

1:51:261:51:37

snooker on the red beside the black.

He will want to leave that red

1:51:371:51:46

there, the one to the left of the

black.

1:51:461:51:51

There is a little bit of life left

in this match just yet.

1:51:561:52:00

He needs this cue ball to go... It

is OK. Just... He will try to

1:52:101:52:22

snooker him behind the black.

He

needs a couple of snookers, but

1:52:221:52:30

there is always the chance he could

get our free ball if he gets a good

1:52:301:52:34

snooker here.

He wants to get this

red close to the baulk collars.

He

1:52:341:52:44

has overscrewed that.

1:52:441:52:48

Mark Williams is 40 points behind,

red and Blackwood put him 32 points

1:53:081:53:19

behind with 27 on the table.

1:53:191:53:27

It'll be interesting to see what

Mark Williams will do here. He could

1:53:371:53:45

get yellow, green, brown and blue

and leave just one snooker on the

1:53:451:53:50

pink.

What would you do, Dennis? I

think that is what he has in mind,

1:53:501:53:57

but he will only have one ball to

play the snooker behind, though.

1:53:571:54:04

Still glancing around at the

scoreboard.

1:54:041:54:09

So, very important that he gives

himself a chance when he pots the

1:54:141:54:19

blue to try to get in behind the

black. If he wanted, he could play

1:54:191:54:28

the snooker of the blue, but he

would leave a couple of snookers.

I

1:54:281:54:33

think the right shot is to pot the

blue. He would only need one snooker

1:54:331:54:41

on the pink. That this is what he is

looking at. Somewhere just in line

1:54:411:54:52

with the pink. Just above the spot

somewhere, moved the pink up to the

1:54:521:55:01

baulk area.

You would feel that this

might be the best chance he has to

1:55:011:55:08

get the snooker.

Of a couple of

cushions, try to get this behind the

1:55:081:55:18

black. It is a bit pacey.

1:55:181:55:24

He has played the alts or over, as

we call it. He can get across the

1:55:401:55:46

table twice to get back to the black

here. Not enough side, didn't quite

1:55:461:55:54

get enough on it.

1:55:541:55:57

He will move the pink towards the

yellow pocket.

1:56:061:56:14

That is a bit short of pace. He

needed the pink down close to the

1:56:301:56:36

top cushion.

1:56:361:56:39

He has knocked the black into a

better position. You don't always

1:56:491:56:56

have to play the snooker, keep it

safe until you get a better chance.

1:56:561:57:03

That said, he's just played the

safety shot, but he now knows that

1:57:031:57:07

the black is in a much better spot

if he gets a chance to get in behind

1:57:071:57:11

it.

1:57:111:57:14

That is very good from Ryan.

1:57:241:57:29

That could be the end. He didn't

catch that as he intended. He wanted

1:57:421:57:47

to try to keep the pink safe.

1:57:471:57:51

That is a fabulous win for Ryan Day.

He was 4-1 down against his good

1:57:581:58:03

friend. He battled back, won three

in a row, then went one behind. He

1:58:031:58:10

has taken the decider and he will be

delighted.

1:58:101:58:13

He defeats Mark Williams 6-5. What a

comeback, from 4-1 behind Ryan Day

1:58:131:58:20

wins five of the last six to seven

Mark Williams home. He goes into the

1:58:201:58:24

fourth round for only the third time

in all of his attempts. Great win

1:58:241:58:30

for Ryan Day.

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At one o'clock this afternoon we

will be back with what promises to

1:58:351:58:40

be a cracking afternoon of snooker.

We have two of the superstars of

1:58:401:58:45

1992, that when they both came on

the circuit. Ronnie O'Sullivan and

1:58:451:58:51

John Higgins. Not to be missed. We

will catch you at one o'clock sharp.

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Goodbye for now.

1:58:561:58:59

Hazel Irvine presents highlights from Monday afternoon's action at the Barbican Centre in York.