Stuart Bingham hit on a streak of exceptional form to beat Luca Brecel in the final qualifying round of the World Championships.
Belgian player Brecel was 3-1 up after the opening four frames, with two fifty-plus breaks of his own.
However Bingham hit back with an exceptional string of centuries, with 140, 108 and 140 again coming in the course of four frames.
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Two more half-centuries had him comfortably ahead, before there were breaks of 74, 67, and 57 in the fifteenth frame to round out a 10-5 win.
Ali Carter went through to the next round with a 10-4 win over Alexander Ursenbacher.
Elsewhere Martin Gould defeated Bai Langning, Ricky Walden defeated Ryan Day, and Gary Wilson sent Steven Hallworth packing with a 10-3 win.
Igor Figueiredo lost out 10-7 to Mark Joyce.

World Championships, Wednesday 14 April April

  • Igor Figueiredo 7-10 Mark Joyce
  • Ryan Day 5-10 Ricky Walden
  • Bai Langning 5-10 Martin Gould
  • Steven Hallworth 3-10 Gary Wilson
  • Ali Carter 10-4 Alexander Ursenbacher
  • Zhao Xintong 9-10 Sam Craigie
  • Chris Wakelin 10-7 Xiao Guodong
  • Luca Brecel 5-10 Stuart Bingham
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