|2019 Dafabet Masters|
|Venue: Alexandra Palace, London Dates: 13-20 January|
|Coverage: Inquire are living all the intention by BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, the BBC Sport web location and mobile app.|
World champion Tag Williams modified into once knocked out of the Masters as Neil Robertson won 5 straight frames to utter a 6-Three victory in the main round.
Welshman Williams took a Three-1 lead earlier than the Australian fought again with breaks of Fifty nine, 102 and sixty nine.
World quantity 10 Robertson did not qualify for the Masters final yr nonetheless enormous pots at critical phases helped seal his put in the quarter-finals.
He will face Barry Hawkins, who beat Shaun Murphy 6-2 in a while Tuesday.
Robertson admitted he needed to step up the drag in opposition to Williams.
“I needed to drive myself to play the come I perform in practice just about the tempo. That is what I did and I bought going and felt absolutely unbelievable,” he stated.
“To beat the sphere champion on the present time modified into once a mammoth step in the right direction.”
Williams admitted a shortage of practice and stated defending his world title on the Crucible in April modified into once the “simplest match” he modified into once taking a ogle forwarf to.
“I conducted uncomfortable the total come by in actuality. I modified into once expecting to play like that, to be right, because I’ve rarely ever touched my cue.”