Match Report

2024 World Snooker Championship: Judd Trump Eases Past Tom Ford Despite Late Pressure

Trump dominates Ford in a commanding 13-7 victory, showcasing his flair and securing a spot in the quarterfinals.

Louis Hobbs
Louis Hobbs

Last Updated: 2024-04-27

Naim Rosinski

4 minutes read

Judd Trumps Tom Ford

In a commanding display at the Crucible Theatre, Judd Trump showcased his snooker prowess as he sailed past Tom Ford in the last-16 clash of the 2024 World Snooker Championship. Despite Ford's earlier predictions of providing stiff competition, Trump's dominance on the baize was evident from the outset.

Sustained Brilliance

Trump wasted no time asserting his dominance in the match, storming to a commanding 6-2 lead after the first session. His impeccable cue control and precision on the table left Ford struggling to find his footing.

Even as Ford attempted to mount a comeback in the subsequent sessions, Trump remained unfazed, maintaining a comfortable lead throughout. With a solid 11-5 advantage heading into the final session, Trump's victory seemed all but assured.


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Trump's Flair on Display

Throughout the match, Trump dazzled spectators with his remarkable potting ability, punctuating his performance with seven breaks exceeding 50 points. Notably, his scintillating break of 107 in the ninth frame highlighted his exceptional skill and finesse.

Ford's Resilience Falls Short

Despite Ford's valiant efforts to claw back into contention, Trump's dominance proved insurmountable. Ford's brief resurgence, marked by an impressive break of 83 in the final session, was swiftly countered by Trump's unwavering consistency, including his second century break of the match.

With victory within his grasp, Trump remained composed, closing out the match with a decisive break of 84 in the 20th frame. His 13-7 triumph over Ford solidified his spot in the quarterfinals, where he awaits the winner of the match between Welsh qualifier Jak Jones and Si Jiahui.

Looking Ahead

As Trump sets his sights on further advancement in the championship, fans eagerly anticipate his next encounter on the green baize. With his formidable form on display, the Ace in the Pack remains a formidable contender for the coveted title at the 2024 World Snooker Championship.

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