[Single Challenge Report] Liu Haitao defeated Zhang Guanghao 2-1, waiting for the winner between Chu Bingjie and Chen Siming
The Chinese billiards heads-up match jointly launched by Xingpai, Kangxi Shengshi and China Sports will continue to play in the resurrection match on the evening of July 6. Liu Haitao and Zhang Guanghao staged the third round of the decisive battle. In the end, Liu Haitao defeated Zhang Guanghao 21-18 and entered the finals of the kick hall resurrection match with a score of 2-1, taking a solid step to the top four.
Zhang Guanghao started with a 2-0 lead. After that, Liu Haitao clenched the score and drew 6-6 before the first timeout. Next, the two sides increased in the mid-game. Liu Haitao seized the opportunity to successfully fight the ball and steadily scored the Black 8 into the middle pocket. At the end of the half game, Liu Haitao led 11-9.
In the second half of the game, Liu Haitao maintained an excellent feel, continuously clearing the Taiwan, and widening the point difference to 14-9. Zhang Guanghao faced an unfavorable situation and chased the score to 13-15. Then the two sides entered the see-saw again. Zhang Guanghao once caught up with only one game short. After the timeout, Liu Haitao quickly stabilized the situation and seized Zhang Guanghao’s mistake. 20-17 came to the match point. Zhang Guanghao won the rush game to save a match point, but Liu Haitao did not let the opportunity slip away and secured the victory with a beautiful clearing.
In the whole game, Liu Haitao had 6 bombs and 5 picks, and Zhang Guanghao had 3 bombs and 5 picks.
At 7 pm on July 8, Chu Bingjie and Chen Siming started a three-match two-win confrontation. The winner will compete with Liu Haitao for the final single ticket to the semi-finals. Chinese sports zhibo.tv will continue to bring exclusive live broadcasts, so stay tuned!