Former world champion Neil Robertson produced a brilliant fightback to keep his hopes alive of winning his first ranking event in almost 18 months.
Seventeen-year-old Yan Bingtao produced the finest display of his promising career yet as he cruised to a 6-1 drubbing of five-times world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan.
The opening day of the International Championship produced plenty of drama as some of the world’s top stars were made to battle hard for victory.
The opening day of the International Championship saw some high quality action but the main talking point came from the man who didn’t even pick up a cue.
Neil Robertson was one of several top stars this week to secure his place in next month’s International Championship but despite victory he was far from happy.
MARK SELBY showed the world why he is the best snooker player on the planet after he thrashed Ding Junhui 10-1 to win the International Championship.
RONNIE O’SULLIVAN booked his place in the second round of the International Championship after beating Xiao Guodong 6-4.