Shanghai Masters – Day 2 Summary

Stuart Bingham Named Snooker’s Player of the Year – 2015The reigning world champion, Stuart Bingham, named as the snooker’s player of the year at the sport’s annual awards ceremony in London.

 

Reigning world champion Stuart Bingham, home favorite Ding Junhui and Judd Trump defeated their first round opponents to reach the last-16 stage.

Stuart Bingham, who has won the Shanghai Masters 12 months ago, began his title defense with an easy 5-2 victory against the wildcard round winner Fang XiongMan.

The 39-year-old Essex man started well, winning the first three frames of the match before XiongMan replied with one frame of his own.

Bingham then scored a solid break of 97 in frame five to get one frame away from a safe land.

XiongMan scored a superb break of 104 in frame six, showing his snooker skills before Bingham won the seventh frame and the match.

Bingham will face Mike Dunn in the last-16 stage, Dunn beat Marco Fu 5-3 in the first round match.

The 2012 Shanghai Masters finalist, Judd Trump stormed into the first round match defeating Robert Milkins 5-0 in less then 90 minutes.

Trump scored great breaks of- 53, 74, 122 and 62, leaving his opponent speechless to reach a career second Shanghai Masters last-16.

The Bristolian will meet Matthew Selt in the second round match, Selt has progressed to last 16 after Ricky Walden has pulled out the event following the arrival of his first child.

Judd Trump cruised into Shanghai Masters

Judd Trump Stormed into Shanghai Masters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More from Shanghai Masters –

Home Favorite Ding Junhui cruised to his Shanghai Maters first round match defeating The Scotsman Alan McManus 5-1.

Ding, who has won The Shanghai Masters two years ago, would be delighted to win it once again in front of his own crowd.

The world #3 won the first frame before McManus claimed the second frame of the match.

The Star of the East then won four consecutive frames, scoring breaks of 66, 104 and 74, to win the match and secure a last-16 appearance.

Ding last-16 opponent is Ryan Day who beat former world champion Graeme Dott 5-3 in the first round match.

 

More Scores:

Tom Ford 5-2 Han Bin

Jamie Cope 5-2 Lin Shuai

Kyren Wilson 5-1 Wang Yuchen

Marco Fu 3-5 Mike Dunn

Stephen Maguire 1-5 Michel Holt

 

Full scoreboard- World Snooker