Walker ends Evans’ bid for maiden Crucible appearance

FILE PHOTO - 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’ bid to become the first woman to reach the final stages of the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield ended after she lost 10-6 to Lee Walker at Ponds Forge in the second round of qualifying on Monday. Evans trailed 6-1 on resumption but fought back gallantly to make the score 9-6 before world number 91 Walker wrapped up the low-scoring encounter at the end of the evening session to advance to the third and final round of qualification. “I was in control of most of the frames,” Evans, who made the only three 50 breaks of the match, told the BBC.

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