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John Higgins through to last 16, Stuart Bingham crashes out of World Open

Higgins through to last 16, Bingham crashes out of World Open
By Eurosport

20/09/2017 at 13:54Updated 20/09/2017 at 15:53

John Higgins fought back to beat Matthew Selt 5-4 to reach the last 16 of the World Open in Yushan, China.

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The Scot went 3-4 down after an impressive break of 125 in the opening frame but his English opponent could not capitalise, losing the final two frames 86-0, 73-23.

However, one big name did fall in the last 32, with Stuart Bingham falling to Cao Yupeng in a final-frame shootout.

The world No 9 was within a frame of securing passage to the next stage, but fell to the home favourite, who won the last two frames 86-22 and 57-30.

World Open results (Round 2)

Cao Yupeng 5 – 4 Stuart Bingham

Peter Ebdon 5 – 3 Marco Fu

Luca Brecel 5 – 4 Daniel Wells

John Higgins 5 – 4 Matthew Selt

Jimmy Robertson 5 – 2 John Astley

Lee Walker 5 – 2 Robert Milkins

David B Gilbert 5 – 2 Martin Gould

Joe Perry 5 – 0 Ryan Day

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