Ding Junhui trails Higgins at Snooker World Championship

Modified 24 Apr 2015
Ding Jinhui showed some fight back towards the end of the gameΒ 

Sheffield (England), April 24 (IANS): China's Ding Junhui fought back from 1-5 down to make it 5-3 against four-time winner John Higgins after the first session of their snooker World Championship second-round match here.

Higgins took command after six frames by leading the former Chinese World No.1 5-1. But the 28-year-old Ding fought back with breaks of 67 and 94 to keep in contention at 5-3. The two will resume competition on Friday afternoon, reports Xinhua.

In other matches, defending champion Mark Selby drew with Anthony McGill 4-4 at the end of their first session.

Published 24 Apr 2015
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