John Higgins was dumped out of the European Masters at the qualifying stage after suffering a shock 5-3 defeat to fellow Scotsman Scott Donaldson on Sunday.
World No. 5 Higgins won the 1st frame with a break of 62, but then shipped the next four with Perth professional Donaldson contributing 51 and 52 to lead 4-1 at the Morningside Arena in Leicester.
Higgins responded with two quickfire runs of 101 and 81, but could not force a decider despite building up a 56-8 lead as his opponent produced a clinical closing knock of 60 to advance to the last 64 in the German city of Furth.
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World No. 46 Donaldson will next face Chang Bingyu with the season's second ranking event being staged between 16-22 August.
Oliver Lines ran out a 5-3 winner against Tom Ford, who levelled at 2-2 from 2-0 behind with breaks of 76 and 126.

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Lines never trailed in the contest and closed out the victory with a 76 in the eighth frame, his highest of the match.
World No. 57 Lines will meet Andrew Higginson in the finals venue in the last 64.
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