Davis back in the big time

  • Last Updated: November 24 2012, 17:05 GMT

Six-times world champion Steve Davis qualified for next week's UK Championship in York after beating Jamie Burnett 6-2 in the fourth qualifying round.

Steve Davis: Books UK Championship place

Davis, 55, is down to number 48 in the world rankings but has rolled back the years this week at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield.

On Thursday he battled back from 4-0 down to beat Pankaj Advani of India 6-5.

Davis reached the final of the UK Championship seven years ago, losing 10-6 to China's Ding Junhui and won the title six times in the 1980s.

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