Shaun Murphy is through to the third round of the English Open after beating Joe O'Connor 4-2.
The world number seven had to fight back from two frames down as O'Connor stormed into the lead with breaks of 98 and 67. Murphy then edged a tight third frame and pulled level with a run of 89.
A mammoth fifth frame ensued that felt almost like a decider, but O'Connor fell one point short as Murphy took the frame 75-74.
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Leading for the first time, the former World Champion saw the match out in style with an emphatic break of 138. Yan Bingtao also reached the third round after beating Nigel Bond 4-1.
In a disjointed match with only one 50+ break, Bingtao ground his way past veteran Bond. Bingtao won three frames on the trot despite struggling to string together long breaks.
And while Bond grabbed a tight fourth frame to spark hopes of an unlikely comeback, Bingtao took the match with a run of 51, the highest break of the match.
Elsewhere, Ali Carter failed to make the third round as Li Hang came out a 4-2 winner in an entertaining match.
Li's break of 59 saw him edge a tight first frame before an excellent run of 75 doubled his lead.
Carter bounced back with a remarkable break of 125 before Li won a squalid fourth frame with just 55 points to make it 3-1.
Carter stayed in the match with a break of 78 but Li deserved the win, stringing together a run of 74 to take the match.
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