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British Open: John Higgins and Mark Allen newest massive names to be knocked out


Robbie Williams playing snooker
Robbie Williams additionally beat John Higgins on the 2020 German Masters

John Higgins and Mark Allen are the most recent massive names to be knocked out of the British Open in Cheltenham.

4-time winner Higgins misplaced 4-1 to Robbie Williams, whereas third seed Allen was effectively crushed 4-0 by Kyren Wilson within the second spherical.

The duo be a part of the likes of Judd Trump, Neil Robertson and Luca Brecel in exiting the competitors early.

“It was good that I might show to myself I might do it on the large stage,” stated world quantity 47 Williams.

“John is such an aesthetic participant, among the best gamers of all time. So you need to have a good time these little victories when you’ll be able to.”

There was one other shock within the night session when India’s Ishpreet Singh Chadha, ranked 104 on the earth, knocked out former world champion Stuart Bingham 4-2.

4-time world champion Mark Selby survived a scare as he recovered from two frames all the way down to beat Chinese language world quantity 52 Tian Pengfei 4-2.

Mark Williams additionally got here from behind to beat Gary Wilson 4-2, whereas Hossein Vafaei booked his place within the subsequent spherical with a 4-2 win over Yuan Sijun.

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