Players Championship: Judd Trump into semis as John Higgins knocks out Mark Selby

Trump is into his fourth ranking semi-closing of the season

World quantity 5 Judd Trump became the main participant into the semi-finals on the Avid gamers Championship in Preston after recovering to beat Jack Lisowski.

Masters champion Trump trailed 5-2 in the closing-eight meeting alongside with his fellow Englishman, however done the comeback with a century shatter to procure 6-5.

“I steal extensive pleasure from beating anyone from 5-2 on the support of,” mentioned Trump.

“Or no longer it is quite bit bittersweet, however serene nice to be in with an different of a success but any other match.”

The 29-yr-ragged is now into his fourth ranking semi-closing of the season.

Meanwhile, John Higgins knocked out world #1 Mark Selby to space up a quarter-closing with Ronnie O’Sullivan.

Higgins, who won 6-4 at Preston Guild Hall, will face the defending champion on Friday.

“I’m delighted because I possess not overwhelmed Mark for about a years and I in fact possess lost some extensive video games in opposition to him,” mentioned Higgins.

Higgins or O’Sullivan will face the winner of Mark Allen versus Stuart Bingham, whereas both Neil Robertson or Mark Williams will meet Trump in the semi-finals.

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