Andre147 wrote:Well played Selby!
Better player all week. Should have lost to Wang Yuchen first round, but like so often happens with him he somehow won and from there he only became stronger.
Didnt have to play anywhere near his best today because Barry unfortunately gifted many frames to him, but what matter is the win at the end of the day for him.
I did,nt even see a single shot of the whole of the final,#shameonme#!!.
I slept long,then i was at a grill party,but i,ve been reading threw all the comments.
Yep,he <should of> lost to Yuchen,but he did,nt.
There,s been many a time where Ronnie did,nt have to play anywhere near his best,got gifted chances,his opponents played drivvvvel against him,the same goes for many other players,especially Davis,Hendry,Higgins and MJW.
It aint Selbs fault that Barry played rubbish against him today,or,then again,maybe it was,maybe he could,nt handle the pressure,could,nt handle the way Selbs was playing against him,or eg did,nt feel comfortable with his cueing,whatever and crumbled,or just could,nt get any rythm going,#ithappens#.
Anyone who plays snooker,knows full well,that there are days where you can try your socks off,but no matter what you try,do,it just does,nt happen,you just struggle with all depts of the game and just can,t get going.
Besides,it,s been mentioned countless of times already,that the same has happened on countless occasions especially where opponents played rubbish,crumbled,gifted numerous chances,choked,bottled,etc,especially when they played against Davis,Hendry,Ronnie,Higgins and MJW.
Selbs has been very vulnerable on many occasions in the first round,first few rounds,especially last season,but if his opponents can,t take advantage,then it,s there problem,he,s obviously also got a aura about him,of course that auras nuthin compared with the 5 legends i just mentioned,but he has got one.
He lost it fort most of this season,but he,s got it back,at least for the mom he has.
But as you wrote,"Better player all week".
"But what matter is the win at the end of the day for him".
Exactly!,so yeah,well played Selby!.
Many congrats on winning this tourney this season and on now winning it 3 times +
on bumping up his ranking title tally wins to 14!.