Snooker: Ali Carter beats Judd Trump to succeed in Gamers Championship semi-finals

Ali Carter beat high seed Judd Trump 6-4 within the first quarter-final of the Gamers Championship in Telford.

Trump threatened to degree the match to make it 5-5 however Carter edged a tense tenth body to seal victory.

World quantity eight Carter will meet Northern Eire’s Mark Allen or Welsh Open winner Gary Wilson within the semi-finals.

Earlier Mark Selby beat Barry Hawkins 6-3 to arrange a quarter-final tie in opposition to Ronnie O’Sullivan.

Selby reeled off 4 frames in a row to get previous Hawkins, who had taken a 2-0 lead.

On going through O’Sullivan subsequent, Selby mentioned: “I cherish each sport I play in opposition to Ronnie so I am actually trying ahead to that.”

China’s Zhang Anda beat Thailand’s Noppon Saengkham 6-5 to finish the quarter-final line-up, the place he’ll meet John Higgins.

Zhang got here from 5-4 behind and sealed the win with a 65 break within the deciding body of a match which lasted greater than 4 and a half hours.

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