World Snooker Championship qualifying: Ali Carter beats Jimmy White

World Snooker Championship qualifying: Ali Carter beats Jimmy White
Ali Carter reached the World Championship final in 2008 and 2012
Betfred World Snooker Championship
Venue: Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Dates: 20 April-6 Could well perchance
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Ali Carter beat Jimmy White in World Championship qualifying to discontinue the six-time runner-up’s hopes of reaching the Crucible for the predominant time since 2006.

England’s Carter, a two-time runner-up, is one acquire some distance from the principle plan after beating White 10-4 in the second spherical of qualifying in Sheffield.

White did however surpass Steve Davis’ tale for most suits played in the tournament by making his 102nd look.

Outdated world champions Peter Ebdon and Ken Doherty were also knocked out.

Ebdon, winner in 2002, lost 10-eight to Michael Georgiou, whereas 1997 champion Doherty develop into beaten 10-4 by Scott Donaldson.

Carter says he needs to face world no 1 Ronnie O’Sullivan, whom he beat in final year’s second spherical, if he wins his final qualifying sport to reach the Crucible.

“I hope I qualify and I would fancy to plan him again first spherical,” stated Carter, who lost to O’Sullivan in every of his final appearances.