Brecel took the lead 5-1 and decided the match in a thrilling seventh frame.

Brecel took the lead 5-1 and decided the match in a thrilling seventh frame. ©  wst.tv

With a 6-2 victory against the Chinese Xu Si, Luca Brecel has qualified for the second round of the UK Championship snooker tournament (1.2 million euros), which takes place in York, England.

Source: BELGIAN

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Brecel (WS-40) took a 5-1 lead with breaks of 63, 86 and 94. Si (WS-89) was able to win frame six, but in a thrilling seventh frame, Brecel pocketed the ultimate black ball for a second-round spot. In it, Brecel takes on the Englishman Tom Ford (WS-20), who gave the Welshman Andrew Paggett 6-1 in the first round.

After the elimination of Shaun Murphy (WS-6), the 2008 UK Championship champion, who also expressed his displeasure after the match that a number of amateurs were allowed to participate in the tournament, the reigning and three-time champion Neil Robertson (WS-6 -4) pack the bags. The Australian lost 6-2 to 32-year-old amateur John Astley. (Belgian)

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