The only participation from South Korea in 2017 IBSF World Under-21 Snooker Championship, Hyemin Choi qualifies for the knockout stage of Girls event here at Beijing, China.
She had won her third match, after two consecutive losses, against Aleksandra Bogatyreva to keep her hope alive for single elimination round. However, it was must-win situation for her in last match against Nathalie Seichter of Netherlands.
Today, Nathalie Seichter reached late for her match and one frame was awarded to Hyemin. And after that she won next frame to take 2-0 lead. Though Hyemin lost the third frame but again she curtailed Nathalie in the next to step in the Last-12 stage.
Similarly Anupama Ramachandran from India also won against Alexsandra Riabinina to qualify for knockout from group A; and Diana Chernikova of Russia was in need of only one frame, which she managed to clinch against Ishika Shah and enters in Last-12 stage. However, she lost the match 2-3 against Ishika