Iranu wrote:Holden Chinaski wrote:Iranu wrote:Holden Chinaski wrote:Cloud Strife wrote:I agree with Wild, I think last night's match was the biggest shock ever in a ranking final.
A 17-year-old beating prime Hendry in a UK final is definitely the biggest upset in my opinion. Ronnie also beat Steve Davis in that tournament.
Oh come on Holden Ronnie doesn’t need every accolade!
I'm not trying to take anything away from Jordan, it was a magnificent performance. But if I'm honest I think beating prime Hendry in a UK final when you're 17 is just a little more impressive. But it doesn't matter, what Jordan did was brilliant.
I agree it’s more impressive, I don’t think that makes it a bigger shock, though. People knew how good Ronnie was even then and he was expected to do great things in the game. Even then he was ranked 57.
Jordan’s 33 years old, ranked 81 and wasn’t really expected to do anything but be a journeyman at best.
You have a point.
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