In the early morning of January 19, Beijing time, the 2023 Snooker Grand Prix continued. In the second round of a focus match, "China's first brother" Ding Junhui felt cold, lost 0-4 to three-time world champion "Golden Lefthand" Mark Williams, missing the round of eight. In another match, "Mr. China 147" Zhou Yuelong lost 2-4 to Jack Lisovski.
The World Snooker Grand Prix was founded in 1982 and became a ranking tournament in 2016. In this competition, Ding Junhui participated in the high ranking of No. 4 in the world in a single season. In the first round, Ding Junhui easily defeated 2015 World Champion Stuart Bingham 4-0.
In the second round, Ding Junhui faced three-time World Champion Williams "Golden Left-Hand" who had just won the Masters runner-up. The latter easily defeated Jamie Jones 4-1 in the first round. In this battle, Ding Junhui did not play well, losing 0-4 and missing the round of eight.
In addition, Zhou Yuelong, the "Chinese 147-point Mr." who ranked seventh in the world in a single season, was also out of the second round, and his opponent in this round was "Little Driver" Jack Lisovsky. In the first game of the match, Zhou Yuelong got off to a good start, he won the first game 73-30 and led 1-0 through several playbacks.
In the second game, Lisovsky began to get into shape, and his one-shot 89 clean sheet Zhou Yuelong equalized 1-1. In the third game, Lisovsky continued to exert his strength, and he shot another 55 to win another game at 80-24 to make it 2-1.
In the fourth game, Lisovsky further improved his offensive feeling, and Zhou Yuelong was firmly suppressed. In this game, Lisovsky shot a one-shot 81 to win comfortably 92-1, extending the score advantage to 3-1 and easily winning two match points. In the fifth game, Zhou Yuelong, who had no way back, won with a single shot of 98 points, saved a match point 98-5, and the score was 1-3.
In the sixth game, although Zhou Yuelong played very hard, Lisovsky scored another single 62 points to seal the victory 63-21 and advance 4-2 on aggregate, while Zhou Yuelong and Ding Junhui stopped in the round of 16.