2020 Betfred World Snooker Championship – Barry Hawkins vs Alexander Ursenbacher Preview & Prediction

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BARRY HAWKINS VS ALEXANDER URSENBACHER FACTS

Where is Barry Hawkins vs Alexander Ursenbacher taking place? The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

When is Barry Hawkins vs Alexander Ursenbacher taking place and what time does it start? Tuesday 4th August, 2020 – 19:00 (UK)

Where can I get tickets for Barry Hawkins vs Alexander Ursenbacher? Click here to purchase tickets

What channel is Barry Hawkins vs Alexander Ursenbacher on? The 2020 Betfred World Snooker Championship will be televised across both BBC and Eurosport

Where can I stream Barry Hawkins vs Alexander Ursenbacher? BBC iPlayer, the BBC Sport website and the BBC Sport app. Sky Sport subscribers can also stream the match via Sky Go or alternatively the Eurosport Player is another option for subscribers

BARRY HAWKINS VS ALEXANDER URSENBACHER PREDICTION

The last first round match at this year’s World Championship sees former finalist Barry Hawkins meet Swiss debutant Alexander Ursenbacher. The 24-year-old challenger has nothing to lose here and put in some good performances in qualifying so Hawkins will need to guard against any complacency. The pair have met twice before with Hawkins winning all 10 of the frames they have contested but both of those meetings took place in 2013 and will have little bearing on the outcome here. Ursenbacher is much improved since then and can nick a few frames, but Hawkins is one of the most reliable performers at the Crucible and should win this opener fairly comfortably.

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