The Scot knocked out a reigning world champion at the Crucible for the second time in his career.
Author: David Caulfield
The Whirlwind will be bidding for a fourth world seniors title and a third on the trot.
Another record could be heading the Rocket’s way in this year’s tournament.
There was only a slim chance of him not finishing in top spot after the 2020/21 campaign.
The former champion is through to the last 16 for the third year in a row.
His decision comes during the 2021 World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
Only one qualifier has made it through to the last 16 so far.
The quartet will compete on the professional circuit during the 2021/22 and 2022/23 campaigns.
The Welshman is through to the last 16 for the third time in his career.