Judd Trump and Ricky Walden both secured their places in the snooker china open final 2016 today with brilliant performances. The china open is the last tournament before the world championships which start in a couple of weeks from now.
Ricky Walden was first up today playing Scotsman, John Higgins. They shared the first six frames, with Walden having the better breaks. Walden then took the next 2 frames to lead 5-3. John Higgins then hit back with two frames on the bounce to level the match up at 5-5.
Ricky Walden was first to get a chance in the decider frame, and he took his chance by making a magnificent break of 131 to book his place in the snooker china open final 2016.
This victory today means that its the second consecutive final for Ricky Walden, who up until last week, has had a pretty quiet season.
Later we saw Judd Trump and Stephen Maguire taking to the baize for their semi final clash of the snooker china open. Trump got off to a racing start by making a break of 100 in the first break. From there on, everything went Trumps way, including some run of the balls, here he was quickly able to secure a win of 6-0 over Maguire.
In the snooker china open final 2016 tomorrow, Judd Trump and Stephen Maguire will battle it out to lift the trophy. Trump in great form this week in the china open looks like the favourite to win this title, however Walden who was recently in the players championship final, will be hoping the recent experience of playing in a final will stand to him and may secure him a win at the snooker china open final 2016 tomorrow.
A win here are the snooker china open final 2016 tomorrow will give both players a great confidence boost going into the world championships which are set to start in a couple of weeks from now.