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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.
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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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