World Pool Championship: Fedor Gorst survives scare as Jayson Shaw and Alex Kazakis each win


Defending champion Fedor Gorst survives main take a look at to return via his opening match on the World Pool Championship, whereas girls’s world champion Kelly Fisher is overwhelmed by Greek star Alex Kazakis and April Larson provides Chris Melling a scare

Final Up to date: 07/06/21 4:58pm


Fedor Gorst was a winner on the opening day of the World Pool Championship (picture courtesy of Taka Wu/Matchroom Multi Sport)

Fedor Gorst survived an enormous scare within the opening match of his World Pool Championship defence as he fought again to defeat Estonia’s Mark Magi in Milton Keynes.

Russian star Gorst fought again from 5-1 and 6-2 right down to defeat Magi 9-7 at Marshall Enviornment.

He’ll face Mark Grey for a spot within the final 64.

Jayson Shaw discovered himself 6-0 down in opposition to World Below-17 champion Moritz Neuhausen of Germany, however the former US Open champion and present Mosconi Cup MVP, being watched by European captain Alex Lely, started a assured fightback, successful eight racks with out reply.

The German teen lower the deficit to 8-7 with Shaw on the hill however the Scot wrapped up the match 9-7.

There have been additionally opening session wins for Championship League Pool winner Albin Ouschan, who beat Fabio Petroni 9-5, and Finland’s Mika Immonen who beat Kristina Tkach 9-4 having been 3-1 down early on.

Kelly Fisher was beaten by mixed-doubles partner Alex Kazakis

Kelly Fisher was overwhelmed by mixed-doubles companion Alex Kazakis

Alex Kazakis, who was not too long ago topped World Pool Masters champion, was up in opposition to his mixed-doubles companion Kelly Fisher, the ladies’s world champion, and the Greek star was a 9-1 winner.

American feminine April Larson gave Chris Melling a scare earlier than the Brit closed out a 9-7 victory, whereas Darren Appleton booked his place within the final 64 with a 9-2 success over Germany’s Christof Reintjes, who was on the successful aspect when the pair have been on opposing groups within the World Cup of Pool remaining final month.

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