5-4, Yan Bingtao beat the world’s no. 1, China’s strongest post-2000 started 2-1 against Montselby
The second round of the 2022 German Masters snooker tournament continued on Sunday morning Beijing time.In a highlight match, Masters champion Yan Bingtao, China’s best post-2000 player, made a stunning comeback against world Number one Mark Selby 5-4 to reach the last eight.World number 15 Yan, the first Post-2000 Masters champion, has been in excellent form this season, reaching the semi-finals of the Northern Ireland Open and the Tournament of Champions.In the second round of the German Masters, His opponent was Mark Selby, the world No. 1 and champion of four world championships. This match, Yan Bingtao fully showed his heart.In the first set of the match, the world no. 1 took the lead, while Yan bingtao was slow to heat up.Selby made a couple of runs to win the game 92-0 and take a 1-0 lead.In the second set, Yan started to come into his own, scoring 87 points to break back 87-17 and level the score at 1-1.In the third set, Yan scored 57 points for a 102-33 victory and a 2-1 lead.The world number one then won three games in a row to win match point 4-2.Desperate, Yan Bingtao show big heart, even pull three bureau, 5-4 staged a reversal.The 2022 German Masters snooker tournament is the fifth of eight tournaments in the “European Series”.This competition, originally a total of Liang Wenbo, Zhao Xintong, Yan Bingtao, Zhou Yuelong, Zhang Anda, Gao Yang, Fan Zhengyi, Lv Haotian and other 8 Chinese players to participate in the competition, but before the race, Liang Wenbo because of positive nucleic acid test withdrew, young player Gao Yang also withdrew from the competition, in fact, a total of 6 players to participate.Mark Selby, the world No. 1 and 2015 German Masters champion, will lead the field.In the first round, Yan Bingtao and Selby both performed very well, and China’s strongest post-2000 generation knocked out “Mr 147” David Gilbert 5-3.The world Number one was even more aggressive, thumping Barry Pinches 5-0.Coming into the second round of the German Masters, young Yan bingtao withstood the test and came back from match point 4-2 to make a stunning 5-4 comeback. Congratulations to Yan Bingtao!