williamhill.com UK Championship: day nine live blog

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9:40pm

And here is what Neil had to say about his win. That's it for this evening. We will be back tomorrow afternoon for the quarter-finals.

9:26pm

Fantastic from Robertson as well. He has finished a 6-1 winner over Joe Perry.

 

9:06pm

Neil Robertson is on a similarly destructive vein. He is 4-1 up over Joe Perry and in the balls once again.

9:01pm

Now listen to Ronnie talk about his display following his 6-0 win over Robert Milkins. Sensational stuff from the Rocket - breaks of 76, 63, 93, 58, 67, 57.

8:30pm

Devastating from Ronnie. 5-0 up and Robert Milkins looks like he has no answers. The game has barely been going an hour.

5:34pm

And Mark Allen is also through.

He trailed 3-1 and 4-2 to Judd Trump but, thanks to two slices of luck in the last frame, won 6-4 to book a place in the quarter-finals.

4:31pm

Judd Trump is easing away from Mark Allen in the afternoon's final match. He is 4-2 up on the Irishman and is in the balls.

4:01pm

Mark Selby is through. The defending champion continues his run with a 6-2 victory over Graeme Dott.

Impressive stuff from the Leicester man after the interval. He was fairly dominant.

3:16pm

 

3:11pm

The afternoon matches are well into their groove. The defending champion Mark Selby is 3-2 up against Graeme Dott.

On the other table, Judd Trump is 2-1 up against Mark Allen and looks to have a good chance in the fourth frame as well.

1:59pm

Ricky Walden has beaten Ding Junhui 6-4 and in pretty sensational fashion too.

Walden left the final pink ball over the pocket for the Chinese player, but he sensationally missed it and left it over the middle pocket for Walden to pot and secure passage to the quarter-finals.

12:37pm

He may have lost this morning, but David Morris has had a fine tournament. Hear him talking about his match with Stuart Bingham by clicking above.

12:20pm

Stuart Bingham is through. He has beaten David Morris 6-1.

12:04pm

Ding has fought back strongly. He was 3-1 down to Ricky Walden but it is now tied at 3-3.

11:53am

The end is night for David Morris. He's had a great run, but he is now 5-1 down to Stuart Bingham.

11:47am

Matches are moving on at pace here at the Barbican this morning.

Stuart Bingham is already within striking distance of the quarter-final. He leads David Morris 4-1.

Ricky Walden and Ding Junhui, meanwhile, are involved in a right battle. It's 3-2 to the Chester man in a match that looks like it might go all the way to the wire.

9:51am

 

Let's start with a bit of housework from yesterday, when some technical difficulties prevented us from providing live updates last night.

Ronnie O'Sullivan is, of course, through. Here he is talking about his match against Marcus Campbell yesterday.

9:48am

Good morning again from the York Barbican.

We are already under way on day nine of the williamhill.com UK Championship and Ricky Walden is about to go one frame up on Ding Junhui in their last 16 match.

It's a busy day at York with two matches this morning, this afternoon and tonight.

We are down to a two table now at the venue and, across from Ding, Stuart Bingham is taking on David Morris.

It looks like it is going to be another cracking day of snooker.

Stay with me and enjoy it and, if you want to get involved, send me your comments on twitter using the hashtags #snooker or #ukchampionship

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