Six Red World Championship: Hossein Vafaei punishes Judd Trump for crucial miss in Thailand thriller
The former world champion led 5-4 and was on the verge of wrapping up victory when he missed a simple brown.
Instead, Vafaei held his nerve to take the frame on the black and then sealed victory with a break of 61 in the decider. That booked a semi-final meeting with Thailand's Thepchaiya Un-Nooh, the home favourite enjoying a comfortable 6-2 win over Zhang Anda. Ding Junhui, who beat Ronnie O'Sullivan 6-2 in the afternoon session, swept aside Stuart Bingham by the same scoreline to set up a meeting with Tom Ford in the other semi-final. Ford squandered a 5-0 lead in a thrilling match against John Higgins, who battled back to make it 5-5 before Ford's break of 67 finally got him over the line.
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