Andre147 wrote:Joe Perry replaces Ding should Ding not enter, as much as Pinks loves to deny it.
One question that has been constant about Ding is he driven has he got the single mindedness of Hendry or Higgins even Ronnie.
Has he got the desire to put him and his family through hell to play in a snooker tournament his top 16 place safe for the new season he has no danger of falling off the tour so it will answer a lot of questions if Ding will be in Sheffield this year.
Yes, and everyone had written Ding off before he won the UK Championship. The latest media says that Ding will
), and he does have more time than the other Chinese players, who have to travel in the next few days or not at all.
But unfortunately all of this is mixed up with politics, so I disagree that it will answer any questions.
Not long ago most people would not have believed that Stephen Maguire had the motivation to win a big tournament anymore, and now they are even talking up his chances at the Crucible...