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Bingo will face Hendry
2:59pm Tuesday 17th April 2012 in Other Sport
STUART Bingham has drawn snooker legend Stephen Hendry in the opening round of the World Championships.
The 35-year-old from Vange will face the 43-year-old, seven-times world champion in a match which gets under way on Saturday afternoon at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre.
Incredibly, it will be only the second time the two men have faced each other in a competitive match.
The first was also at the World Champioships as Bingham claimed a memorable 10-7 victory 12 years ago.
This time around Hendry had to qualify to earn the right to play 16th seed Bingham.