Snooker – Women’s great Evans edges Hull, two wins from Crucible

Reanne Evans of England plays a shot during her semi-final match against Ng On-Yee of Hong Kong during the Eden World Women's Snooker Championship in Singapore(Reuters) – Reanne Evans secured a brilliant 10-8 victory over Robin Hull in the first round of World Championship qualifying on Wednesday to move within two victories of a place at final stages of the tournament at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. The 31-year-old Englishwoman, an 11-times women’s world champion, weathered an early storm of heavy scoring from the Finnish world number 57 before launching a superb comeback to win four of the last five frames to progress. “I would say that’s my best win,” Evans, who secured her first ever win in World Championship qualifying, told reporters at the Ponds Forge sports complex, also in Sheffield.

This article was originally published at Eurosport

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