Hossein Vafaei into British Open Semifinals

Hossein Vafaei into British Open Semifinals

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Hossein Vafaei booked his place in the British Open semifinals with a 5-2 win over Chinese snooker player He Guoqiang on Friday.

The Iranian player will meet Mark Williams on Saturday.

Vafaei had defeated English snooker player Oliver Brown 4-2, Yuan Sijun of China 4-2 and Scotland’s Graeme Dott 4-2 in his previous matches.

The competition runs from September 25 to October 1.

The Centaur at Cheltenham Racecourse hosts the third world ranking event of the 2023-24 season, with Ryan Day defending the Clive Everton Trophy against many of snooker’s biggest stars.

World No.1 Ronnie O’Sullivan has withdrawn from the tournament due to medical reasons.

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