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Heading into the second session 6-3 down, Wilson needed a fast start and he duly delivered with a stunning century before the Englishman followed up with a 77 clearance.
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But luck was on McGill's side in a fluky 11th frame as his opening red bounced off the middle pocket jaw and rolled into the far pocket as well as unintentionally forcing a snooker.
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Wilson ensured he would win three of the first four frames before the short interval, though, as he registered a 73 clearance.
The Tartan Nugget restarted well and pocketed a risky red from long range which effectively won him the frame to go 8-5 up.
But Wilson fought back in style. He registered a 116 clearance - his highest break of the tournament - before further breaks of 90 and 78 to set up a tantalising final session.
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