International Championship snooker: Ryan Day fires 147 as Stephen Hendry and Jimmy White tumble out in qualifying – Eurosport

Ryan Day fired the fourth 147 break of his career in a 6-1 win over former women’s world champion Mink Nutcharut in qualfying for the International Championship.

The British Open champion compiled the 191th maximum of the modern ern to move 3-1 clear before concluding with a knock of 128 to reach the final stages in the Chinese city of Tianjin (5-12 November).

Seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry rolled in 88 to lead Tian Pengfei 2-0, but watched his opponent recover with 59, 74, 54, 74 and 66 enough to seal his progress.

Day makes a maximum 147 break in International Championship qualifying

He was joined through the exit door by Jimmy White, who suffered a 6-1 loss to Matthew Selt.

Six-time world finalist White won the first frame, but shipped the next six with recent Crucible qualifier Selt advancing boosted by two half-century breaks.

English Open champion Barry Hawkins maintained his impressive form with a 6-0 whitewash of Andrew Pagett, who lost the fifth frame on the three-mile rule.

Hawkins made two 50-plus breaks before finishing with a fine 103 to reach the last 64.


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International Championship latest qualifying results

  • Ryan Day 6-1 Mink Nutcharut
  • Matthew Selt 6-1 Jimmy White
  • Tian Pengfei 6-3 Stephen Hendry
  • Barry Hawkins 6-0 Andrew Pagett
  • Mark Joyce 6-3 Andy Lee
  • Jackson Page 6-3 Liam Graham
  • Long Zehuang 6-5 Yuan Sijun
  • Ross Muir 6-3 Ross Muir
  • Stephen Maguire 6-2 Peng Yisong
  • Michael White 6-3 Himanshu Jain
  • Robbie Williams 6-3 Ben Mertens
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