Perry breezes into World Championship draw

Joe Perry will be in the draw for the first round of the Betfred World Championship later today (Aril 18).

Thursday, 18th April 2019, 9:05 am
Updated Thursday, 18th April 2019, 9:17 am
Joe Perry in action.

The 44 year-old from Chatteris breezed through his third qualifying match yesterday when defeating Martin O’Donnell 10-3 compling breaks of 53, 65, 127, 100, 79, 54 and 76 along the way.

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In his three qualifying matches Perry lost just five of his 35 frames. He thrashed Germany’s Simon Lichtenberg and China’s Zhang Yong by 10-1 scorelines in the earlier rounds.

It will be Perry’s 16th appearance at the Crucible.