Fan Zhengyi grabs last gasp Champion of Champions semi-final berth

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World number 37 Fan hit back from 3-1 down and made breaks of 135 and 130 and four more half-century scores on his way to victory in Bolton. Day, the world number 16, made four half-century breaks of his own in a thrilling Group Three final, but was edged out in a tense deciding frame. Fan had earlier edged through to the group final after defeating world number two Neil Robertson 4-3. Robertson made a 122 break in the second frame on his way to a 3-2 lead, but Fan responded with successive scores of 94 and 98 to secure an upset. Day also won a last-frame decider in his 4-3 group win against world number seven Kyren Wilson, sealing victory with a break of 86 after letting slip a 3-1 lead.

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