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Neil Robertson is in the Champions of Champions semi-final after coming out of his quarter-draw on Monday

Neil Robertson qualifies for the Champions of Champions semi-finals after coming out of his quarter-draw on Monday at Milton Keynes

The defending champion took advantage of a terrible display from Jimmy White to easily reserve his place in the last eight

Robertson compiled breaks of 115, 101, 81 and 59 as he mopped up on the senior world champion’s many mistakes

His evening game was a much more difficult affair, with the Melbourne man surviving a grueling battle with Ding Junhui

The latter had already defeated John Higgins in the first round despite the Scottish compilation of an 800th century career break

Even though Robertson was generally the top scorer, adding another ton double to his tally for the day, Ding held on and was well in the game when he tied the score at 4-4 with a run of 51.

A dramatic and lengthy ninth frame ensued with both players missing the opportunity to move forward, which is crucially the latest mistake Ding made when he missed the final black to allow his opponent to get it. pinch

Robertson went on to win the next frame to avoid the decider and advance to the Champion of Champions semi-finals for the fifth time since 2013

World number three awaits the winner of Tuesday’s mini-group, which includes fit Mark Selby and Kyren Wilson in addition to Stephen Maguire and Luca Brecel

🏆 « I have an excellent record in this event, being the defending champion and qualifying for the semi-finals is a good start »

Defending champion @ nr147 is in @ 888sport #ChampOfChamps semifinals after a hard-won victory over Ding Junhui in tonight’s group final imageTwittercom / hS77G89qqE

The Champion of Champions, now in its eighth season, is one of the most prestigious tournaments on the calendar and has a leading field of most recent winners on the tour

With a top prize worth £ 150,000, the event is also one of the most lucrative on the calendar

All of this year’s action will take place behind closed doors at the Marshall Arena due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

SnookerHQ creator and journalism graduate David has been active reporting on snooker since 2011 He has been featured in national publications and has appeared on BBC World News and talkSPORT radio as an analyst

1 Judd Trump
2 Ronnie O’Sullivan
3 Neil Robertson
4 Mark Selby
5 Kyren Wilson
6 Shaun Murphy
Seven John Higgins
8 Mark Allen
9 Stephen Maguire
10 Ding Junhui
11 Stuart Bingham
12 David Gilbert
13 Yan Bingtao
14 Mark Williams
15 Thepchaiya Un-Nooh
16 Jack Lisowski

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World News – UA – Neil Robertson maintains Champion of Champions Title Defense – SnookerHQ
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