WORLD SENIORS SNOOKER CHAMPIONSHIP 2021 – DEFENDING CHAMPION JIMMY WHITE EASES INTO FINAL

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Jimmy White is one win away from claiming a third successive World Seniors title after enjoying a 4-1 victory over Brazil’s world number 75 Igor Figueiredo in the semi-finals at the Crucible.

The six-times World Championship finalist was wary of his opponent’s long potting ability following Figueiredo’s heavy-scoring 4-1 success against the seven-times world champion Stephen Hendry on Saturday, but was rarely in trouble as some assured break-building – that included a 60 knock in the first frame – and timely tactical play was enough to seal his progress.

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He will face former English amateur champion David Lilley – who made runs of 65, 89 and 69 in reeling off four straight frames in a 4-1 win over 2001 world quarter-finalist Patrick Wallace – in Sunday’s final (7pm BST) as he chases a unique hat-trick following final victories over Darren Morgan (5-3) and Ken Doherty (5-4) over the past two years in Sheffield.

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