The v2 Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

Stephen Hendry retires

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

Go down

Stephen Hendry retires - Page 2 Empty Stephen Hendry retires

Post by Adam D on Tue 01 May 2012, 9:14 pm

First topic message reminder :

Following his thrashing at the world champs, Stephen hangs up his cue.

Adam D
Founder
Founder

Posts : 23684
Join date : 2011-01-24
Age : 47
Location : Parts Unknown

http://www.v2journal.com

Back to top Go down


Stephen Hendry retires - Page 2 Empty Re: Stephen Hendry retires

Post by eirebilly on Sun 06 May 2012, 11:57 am

I loved that piece they did on Hendry and White yesterday, especially Whites comment "the main difference between us was that i liked to go out and enjoy myself, Stephen liked to pick up tropheys".
eirebilly
eirebilly

Posts : 24283
Join date : 2011-02-09
Age : 49
Location : Holland

Back to top Go down

Stephen Hendry retires - Page 2 Empty Re: Stephen Hendry retires

Post by Duty281 on Wed 02 Sep 2020, 12:40 am

Eight and a bit years after retirement, Hendry's coming back.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/sep/01/seven-time-world-champion-stephen-hendry-to-come-out-of-retirement

At the recent World Seniors Championship, Hendry received plaudits for the manner in which he defeated Nigel Bond and Canavan, although he was quite comfortably beaten by Jimmy White in the semis. It seems the fire has been reignited by playing in that competition.

No idea what level he can get back to, but it will be interesting to see. I'd be astonished if he even got close to winning another ranking event, though maybe he can make it back to the Crucible again.

Duty281

Posts : 22638
Join date : 2011-06-06
Age : 25
Location : Not having Chance on here

Back to top Go down

Stephen Hendry retires - Page 2 Empty Re: Stephen Hendry retires

Post by Just John on Wed 02 Sep 2020, 8:27 am

Ronnie getting closer, or needs some money. Interesting to see how he performs.

Just John

Posts : 2351
Join date : 2016-08-17

Back to top Go down

Stephen Hendry retires - Page 2 Empty Re: Stephen Hendry retires

Post by CaledonianCraig on Wed 02 Sep 2020, 9:03 am

Just John wrote:Ronnie getting closer, or needs some money. Interesting to see how he performs.

Or simply that he found the competitive fires re-ignited by his recent entry to the World Seniors.
CaledonianCraig
CaledonianCraig

Posts : 19915
Join date : 2011-05-31
Age : 51
Location : Edinburgh

Back to top Go down

Stephen Hendry retires - Page 2 Empty Re: Stephen Hendry retires

Post by No name Bertie on Wed 02 Sep 2020, 1:57 pm

Stephen Hendry is 51.

I suppose the key at his age is whether or not he is able and willing to put in the time to train and practise and to go round the minor tournaments collecting ranking points.  

If he can do all that then it will be interesting. Presumably it will take him a year or so to get his professional ranking up high enough to qualify for the top level tournaments including the majors.

No name Bertie

Posts : 2221
Join date : 2017-02-24

Back to top Go down

Stephen Hendry retires - Page 2 Empty Re: Stephen Hendry retires

Post by CaledonianCraig on Thu 03 Sep 2020, 9:19 am

No name Bertie wrote:Stephen Hendry is 51.

I suppose the key at his age is whether or not he is able and willing to put in the time to train and practise and to go round the minor tournaments collecting ranking points.  

If he can do all that then it will be interesting.  Presumably it will take him a year or so to get his professional ranking up high enough to qualify for the top level tournaments including the majors.

As I understand it the invitational tour card affords entry at a certain stage to tournaments so he, Ken Doherty and Jimmy White won't be having to go through the very early rounds of qualifying. That is as I understand it.
CaledonianCraig
CaledonianCraig

Posts : 19915
Join date : 2011-05-31
Age : 51
Location : Edinburgh

No name Bertie likes this post

Back to top Go down

Stephen Hendry retires - Page 2 Empty Re: Stephen Hendry retires

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum