At the World Snooker Championships, even the Trumps are competent.
Judd, the prodigious 2011 beaten finalist, is under severe pressure at the Crucible, and is on the verge of a shock round one defeat to Rory McLeod, a 1,000/1 outsider. The pair entered tonight's final session with McLeod leading 9-7, and just one frame away from a shock victory.
Trump, for his part, is suffering from a shoulder complaint, and under severe pressure, spied an opportunity to halve the deficit in the first frame of tonight's session. It was a brave shot: if he failed to pot the red, McLeod would be presented with a relatively straight-forward opportunity to seal the victory.
But with the pressure on, Trump made no mistake:
— World Snooker (@WorldSnooker1) April 19, 2017
Nonetheless, it wasn't enough: Trump lost the following frame, in one of the biggest Crucible shocks in some time.