Mark Allen created the second main split of his vocation by beating Si Jiahui in the initial spherical of the Northern Eire Open in Belfast.
The 35-yr-old from Antrim admitted sensation his nerves as he closed the split, which concluded a 4-1 acquire about his Chinese opponent.
Allen, whose only former competitive high arrived at the 2016 Uk Championship, advised WST.television: “He is ideal up there with the finest moments of my job – doing it in this article suggests a good deal to me.
“I could not prevent shaking on the black, I just had to allow go of my arm and thankfully he went in.”
Planet winner Mark Selby shot two consecutive centuries to clinch a 4-1 gain more than Mark Lloyd, when Judd Trump overtook Andrew Pagett by the same rating.