Going crazy, Kim left handed a 107-0, 102-0 thrashing of the 12th seed 4-2 by the three-time world champion

2022-06-03 0 By

The quarterfinals of the 2022 Snooker Players Championship kicked off on Sunday morning Beijing time.Three-time world champion Mark Williams broke 100 with three shots in the first six frames to beat Ricky Walton 4-2 in the opening quarterfinals.Williams, the three-time world champion and fourth seed, has been in excellent form this season, winning the British Open at the start of the season to increase his number of ranking titles to 24.The 465 year old Williams made a strong start at the Players Championship, knocking out G-Wilson 6-3 in the first round.Coming to the quarterfinals, Williams was up against richie Walton, the tournament’s 12th seed.The latter has also been in good form recently, with a 5-3 win in the first round of the German Masters prior to the Players Championship against favourite Neil Robertson, the “Melbourne machine”.Coming into the first round of the Players Championship, he breezed past this season’s Northern Ireland Open champion Mark Allen 6-2.Williams and Walton have a combined record of 12 wins and 9 losses in 21 meetings, with golden left hand slightly ahead.Williams took the first set of the match, winning 69-17 to get off to a 1-0 start.Williams hit 102 in the second frame, winning 109-29 for a 2-0 lead.In the third, after losing the opening two games in a row, Walton scored 60 points to break back 79-34 to make it 1-2.In the fourth game, Williams found his target again, hitting a 107-0 shutout to Walton and extending his 3-1 lead.In the fifth, Williams added 102 points to seal another 102-0 shutout for Walton, extending the lead to 4-1.In the sixth, Walton answered with a 123, 123-0 shutout to Williams to make it 2-4.