18-year-old sensation Jack Pinnington blasted onto the UK Pro League scene with a upset of week 5 winner Charlie Broom. He played superbly on his debut and now faces 23-year-old Adam Jones who is making his own debut.
14:20 Jack Pinnington Jones breaks serve 3-1
Continuing his form on from yesterday Pinnington Jones breaks Jones’ serve early in the first set.
14:41 Jack Pinnington Jones wins the first set 6-2
Pinnington Jones holds on to his advantage for a couple of games before doubling his breaks with a confident game against Adam Jones’ serve. It means he can serve out for the first set, which he does with a great serve that causes Jones to hit a skewed forehand wide.
14:52 Pinnington Jones breaks in the second set 6-2, 2-0
Immediate joy for Pinnington Jones in the second set as he continues his dominance of Adam Jones’ serve. Great work by the 18-year-old to consolidate the break with a steady service game.
14:58 Pinnington Jones breaks again in the second set 6-2, 3-0
Back to back breaks mean Pinnington Jones has 4 games in a row. He is storming to a victory that would give him top spot in the pool!
15:40 Jones breaks back to level up the set 6-2, 5-5
What a comeback in this set from Jones as he breaks twice to come back from 4-0 down. Pinnington Jones was serving for the set and match but could not close this one out.
16:00 Jack Pinnington Jones wins the match 6-2, 7-6(3)
Great resolve shown by Adam Jones to get back into this one after being 4-0 down in the second set but in the end Jack Pinnington Jones’ quality shone through in the tiebreak. He secures himself top spot after two straight wins to start week 6 off.