Steve Davis & Jimmy White lose in World Championship qualifying

Steve Davis
Steve Davis won his first World Championship in 1981
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Steve Davis's bid to qualify for the World Snooker Championship has failed after the six-time world champion lost 10-1 to Kurt Maflin.

The 57-year-old trailed 8-1 after a one-sided morning session in Monday's second qualifying round and could not fight back at Ponds Forge.

Jimmy White, who lost six World finals, also failed to qualify, losing 10-8 to Matthew Selt, despite being 7-2 up.

Former world champion Ken Doherty did make progress, beating Lee Walker 10-6.

The Irishman will next play Mark Davies, who beat Oliver Lines 10-7.

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