Quarter-finals started on day 11. Ronnie O’Sullivan trails Stuart Bingham, Judd Trump cruises, Shaun Murphy leads debutant Anthony McGill, Neil Robertson is behind after the first session.
Five-times world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan plays world #10 Stuart Bingham in the World Snooker Championship quarter-final match.
Bingham played well, winning five frames of the session to lead 5-3 despite O’Sullivan’s 116 break in the first frame and 118 break in frame four.
Judd Trump is one frame away from a place in the World Snooker Championship semi-finals after stunning China’s Ding Junhui and pulling into a 12-4 lead.
Trump, the 2011 runner-up stormed into the quarter-final first session to earn a solid 6-2 over a shocked Ding Junhui. He played well but Trump was unstoppable.
The Bristolian continued in the second session where he left off, winning the first three frames to lead 9-2. Ding won two of his own, trailing 4-9 and wishing for a comeback.
Too little, too late. Trump won the last three frames of the session to establish a 12-4 lead, only one frame away from a prestigious spot in the World Snooker Championship semi-finals.
Former world champion Neil Robertson played fantastically in the World Snooker Championship first two rounds to meet the 2013 runner-up, Barry Hawkins.
The 2010 champion couldn’t produce his top snooker form and let Hawkins to finish the first session with a 5-3 lead.
Another former world champion, Shaun Murphy, met the debutant Anthony McGill for the quarter-final match. McGill beat reigning world champion Mark Selby in the second round match.
Murphy, the 2005 world champion managed to finish the day with a fine 9-7 lead after a tie 4-4 in the first session.
The quarter-finals stage will be concluded in the 12th championship’s day.