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Xiao's perfect Day as dud Judd dumped

( China Daily ) Updated: 2017-04-21 07:11:40

SHEFFIELD, England - China's Xiao Guodong reached the second round of the World Snooker Championship for the first time on Wednesday with a 10-4 win over Ryan Day while world No 2 Judd Trump crashed to a shocking loss.

Xiao becomes the fourth Chinese player in the second round, following Ding Junhui, Liang Wenbo and Marco Fu. He will next take on world No 1 and defending champion Mark Selby.

World No 44 Xiao, whose only other Crucible experience was a 10-8 loss to Ali Carter in 2014, opened up a four-frame advantage over the Welshman and led 6-3 after Day won three in succession.

Xiao's perfect Day as dud Judd dumped

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