David Morris today narrowly avoided setting an unwanted world record at the Bahrain Open qualifiers.

The Irishman scored just ten points as he was beaten 5-0 by Michael Holt in the final qualifying round.

This was only two more than the record for the lowest ever number of points scored in a world ranking event.

Graham Bradley mustered only eight against Paul Smith in the qualifying rounds of the 1992 Welsh Open.

The record for the lowest number of points scored in a televised ranking event match is 11 by Mark King in the 1997 Grand Prix.

The all time low was set by Maureen McCarthy in the B&H Championship.

She scored only two points in one match and earned the unfortunate nickname 'binary' due to the fact that the marker's sheet read 0-0-0-1-0-0-1-0 etc.

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