The latest news on January 25, 2022, Beijing time, the British media published an article saying: Ding Junhui is the best and greatest player in the field of snooker in China and even Asia, and his position in Asia is irreplaceable. When Ding Junhui became a professional player, there were no other Chinese players around him, and in that era, he was lonely. He had only one goal during that time, that is, to win the championship and earn money to subsidize his family. In order to live better, Ding Junhui trained hard to focus on the game, and now that he has won 14 ranking championships, he has become the greatest presence in Asian snooker. His appearance also opened a brilliant chapter for China's snooker, and he was the founder of a glorious history.
British media: Ding Junhui's greatness is a miracle in the Taiwan arena
As the first person of China's snooker, Ding Junhui played a vital role in the development of China's snooker. British media pointed out that Ding Junhui is the founder and witness of China's great history of snooker, from the strong rise of the World Youth Championship to the overnight fame of the China Open, Ding Junhui has created a brilliant history for China's snooker. When the proud Britons thought they would continue to win the Chinese Open, Ding Junhui taught them a lesson, and Hendry, the king of the World Championships in Crucible, became a stepping stone to Ding Junhui's fame. When everyone thought it was just a flash in the pan, the final defeat of "natural gold nuggets" Steve Davis and O'Sullivan made everyone begin to understand a reality: The Chinese snooker movement ushered in a truly great legendary player, and his appearance and greatness were the miracles of the taiwanese world.
British media: Ding Junhui is the greatest player in Asia
To this day, Ding Junhui's honor is still a presence that no other Asian player combined can surpass. The honor of the 14th crown in the ranking tournament is also in the top ten in snooker's history, and among Asian players, you can't even see the presence of players whose honors are close to him. In the 2013/14 season, Ding Junhui became the second player in Snooker history to win five single-season crowns, and this year, Ding Junhui was only 27 years old, so he was also the second youngest player among the five-time champions in a single season to achieve this honor. In addition, Ding Junhui is also the second player to win three ranking championships before the age of 20, and the first player to win the championship in three consecutive generations of Hendry, Davis and O'Sullivan. When Ding Junhui broke into the fame, Selby and Robertson were just players who followed him. During that time, the best talent belonged only to O'Sullivan and Ding Junhui. The title of No. 1 in Asia also followed Ding Junhui from that moment.
British media: Ding Junhui's position is irreplaceable
Although Ding Junhui still does not win the honor of world championship, his current status is still irreplaceable. British media said: Ding Junhui is still the greatest legend in China and even Asia, and his position is irreplaceable. In the whole of Asia, you simply won't find a player with an honor comparable to or close to him. Although his current state is still not very good, and even his ranking is lower than That of Zhao Xintong, Yan Bingtao and Zhou Yuelong, he is still a "killer" level player to be reckoned with. As long as he can play about 80% of his due level, no one in this world is sure to beat him. Perhaps his current performance will make the fans who support him feel sad, but everyone should understand that even if Ding Junhui no longer takes any honors, he is also the greatest and most legendary player in Asia. In that sense, even great players like Trump, Selby and Higgins can't do it. So when anyone wants to criticize Ding Junhui, they should weigh their ability to become the greatest snooker player in a country or a continent. In fact, no matter what the future holds for Ding Junhui, his position cannot be replaced.