On this day in snooker, Mark Selby fought back from the brink of defeat to beat Ronnie O’Sullivan 9-8 in the 2008 Welsh Open final.
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Hossein Vafaei survived a scare in the Welsh Open qualifying round – fighting back from 3-1 behind to deny Andrew Higginson in a thriller.
The Welsh Open qualifiers commenced on Tuesday at the Aldersley Arena in Wolverhampton.
The latest chapter in a series of articles looking back at each campaign from the Crucible era.
The Antrim Ferrari was a 750/1 outsider before the tournament began.
The duo will battle for the right to lift the Ray Reardon Trophy aloft.
Three former winners and a surprise contender remain in the hunt for glory.
It means Ronnie O’Sullivan will receive a bye through to the semi-finals.
A high-quality octet will vie to reach the last four.
It’s the world number one’s first defeat over the short distance in more than a year.