Ding Junhui loses to Robert Milkins in snooker's Hong Rui Ma Yushan World Open

Ding Junhui
Ding Junhui

Defending champion Ding Junhui crashed out of the Hong Rui Ma Yushan World Open, losing 5-4 to Robert Milkins.

Neil Robertson and Judd Trump also lost in Wednesday's second round on a day of upsets in China.

Robertson lost out 5-3 to Ricky Walden, with Trump beaten by the same scoreline against Gary Wilson.

Milkins' last-16 opponent will be Marco Fu, who edged out Andrew Higginson 5-4. Walden will meet David Gilbert, a 5-3 winner against Ali Carter, while Gary Wilson's reward for ousting Trump is a clash with Fergal O'Brien.

O'Brien turned a 4-0 deficit on its head to see off Luca Brecel with five-straight frames in a fine comeback victory.

Jack Lisowski sent Mark Allen packing 5-1, to tee up a meeting with Kyren Wilson, who accounted for Harvey Chandler 5-3.

World number one Mark Selby saw off Jamie Jones 5-2, and will take on Noppon Saengkham after the Thai beat Ryan Day 5-2.

World champion Mark Williams, Joe Perry, Anthony Hamilton, Xiao Guodong, Matthew Selt and Barry Hawkins were the other winners on Wednesday.

World Open: Last 16 tournament bracket

Ties to be played Thursday

  • Mark Selby v Noppon Saengkham
  • Xiao Guodong v Anthony Hamilton
  • Kyren Wilson v Jack Lisowski
  • Joe Perry v Mark Williams
  • Robert Milkins v Marco Fu
  • David Gilbert v Ricky Walden
  • Barry Hawkins v Matthew Selt
  • Fergal O'Brien v Gary Wilson

Quarter-finals to be played Friday

Semi-finals to be played Saturday

Final on Sunday

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