- Four-time winner Selby loses 13-10 to Chinese No 16 seed
- Ronnie O’Sullivan wins to set two more Crucible records
Defending champion Mark Selby crashed out of the World Snooker Championship after losing his second round match to China’s Yan Bingtao.
The pair made history by engaging in the longest frame in Crucible history – lasting 85 minutes and 22 seconds – in the 22nd frame before a nerveless 112 break by Yan secured a 13-10 victory.
Written by PA Media
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