Snooker: HENRY ON THE BRINK.Byline: LEE WEST
GLASGOW'S Drew Henry was last night hanging on for dear life in his Powerhouse UK Championship semi-final with Irish ace Ken Doherty.
The giant-killing Scot staged a brave fightback from 6-2 down to claim three of the next four frames, but he lost the 13th to leave Doherty needing just one for a place in the final.
Henry, bidding to reach his first-ever ranking tournament final, stared defeat in the face after losing a scrappy frame 59-42.
Scotland's World No.22 Henry had already sent Jimmy White, Stephen Lee This article is about snooker player; for other people named Stephen Lee, see Stephen Lee (disambiguation).
Stephen Lee (born 12 October 1974) is a professional snooker player from Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, noted for his smooth cue action that some pundits regard as and Rocket Ronnie O'Sullivan Ronald Antonio "Ronnie" O'Sullivan (born December 5, 1975 in Wordsley, West Midlands) is an English professional snooker player, nicknamed "The Rocket" due to his rapid playing style, with other monikers including "The Essex Exocet" and packing en route to the last four, but it looked as though his exploits had finally caught up with him as Doherty chalked up a commanding early lead.
However, Henry showed his grit to claw back the deficit to just two frames, making his biggest break of the match at 93.
Meanwhile, world champ World Champ is a boxing game created by Visco for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
It was first released in Japan under the name Great Boxing: Rush Up, and was later published in the US by Romstar. The gameplay is very similar to Ring King, another NES boxing game. Pete Ebdon hopes his year as champion will be remembered for all the good things again in snooker.
During his spell on top, the game has been driven apart by rows, court room cases, rival camp rifts and bids to remove the board.
All light years away from a heady night in May when he beat seven-times world champion Stephen Hendry Stephen Hendry, MBE (born January 13, 1969 in South Queensferry, Edinburgh) is a Scottish professional snooker player, whose achievements make him one of the most successful players of the modern era. He spent a record eight consecutive years at no. to lift the title.
Ebdon is aiming to become only the fifth player in history to hold both the UK and world titles in the same year when he goes against Welshman Mark Williams in the other semi today in York.
He said: "That would be the icing on the cake, something I've worked hard to try and achieve."
FIGHTBACK: Drew Henry