China Championship: Six top seeds eliminated in stunning second round

Defending champion John Higgins and World number one Mark Selby were just two players in a long list of household names dumped out of the China Championship second round after an incredible set of results. Scottish veterans lead the charge At 3-2 and then 4-3 ahead, World champion Selby appeared to have his contest with Zhou Yuelong relatively under control. Yet, as is becoming synonymous with Chinese youngsters, Zhou failed to give in and was able to squeeze out the best player in the world after a final frame decider. However, it was not a day to remember for one home favourite. Ding Junhui was expected to challenge for the title but was stunned by Alan McManus who thrashed him 5-0 on a great day for Scottish snooker players. Stephen Maguire defeated Chinese youngster Yan Bingtao with a comfortable 5-1 result before Graeme Dott shocked the number three, Judd Trump, as he battled his way...
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