2017 Snooker World Championship Higgins 17-8 Hawkins reached the sixth World Championship final

2017 Snooker World Championship Higgins 17-8 Hawkins reached the sixth World Championship final
From the afternoon of April 29th to the early morning of 30th, Beijing time, the 2017 Snooker World Championships ended two semi-finals (complete schedule schedule).Higgins won the Hawkins 17-8 without suspense, scoring the world championship for the sixth time in his career.Ding Junhui regretted losing the defending champion 15-17 and is now ranked No. 1 Selby in the world.Higgins and Selby will compete for the final championship.  However, after entering the fourth stage, Higgins did not give Hawkins a chance to counterattack. He directly ended with a shot of 120 points. Higgins then won Hawkins 17-8, and entered the world championship for the sixth time in his career.finals.At the same time, Higgins, who turned 42 years old, became the oldest finalist in the World Championships after Ray Rilton in 1982.  This will be a repeat of the 2007 final.Ten years ago, Selby reached the World Championship finals for the first time, after a hard fight, he lost to Higgins.Today, Selby has already firmly seated the world’s first throne, and this time as the defending champion, the position of both parties has changed.Whoever wins the final championship will break Hendry’s record for the highest single-season prize.  Higgins said in an interview after the game: I can’t believe I can beat Barry (Hawkins) 17-8.He will certainly be disappointed with his performance, which has not been adjusted.I thought his condition would improve, but fortunately he didn’t.  Although Higgins has won the title four times here, but before the upcoming decisive battle, he admits that he is a little nervous, because it will be a fierce battle, and face the best opponent in the world.In the past four years, Selby has reached the final three times, so in Higgins’ view, Selby is of course more optimistic.  Finally, Higgins said: This year is the 40th anniversary of the World Championships in Cruzburg. This is a special year. I have always been eager to enter the finals, and now I feel that I can’t wait.

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