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Summary

  1. Barry Hawkins (Eng) 7-2 Tom Ford (Eng) - resumes tomorrow
  2. Neil Robertson (Aus) 8-1 Noppon Saengkham (Tha) - resumes tomorrow
  3. Rory McLeod (Eng) beat Judd Trump (Eng) 10-8
  4. Xiao Guodong (Chn) beat Ryan Day (Wal) 10-4
  5. Graeme Dott (Sco) beat Ali Carter (Eng) 10-7

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All times stated are UK

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Dott books second-round spot - 5 best shots

Watch the five best shots as Graeme Dott books his spot in the second round by beating Ali Carter 10-7 at the World Championship at the Crucible.

Watch the five best shots as Graeme Dott beats Ali Carter at the World Championship

Robertson racks up 500th century break

Watch the closing stages of Neil Robertson's 500th century break as the Australian scores 113 to take a 5-1 lead over Noppon Saengkham at the Crucible.

World Championships: Neil Robertson racks up 500th century break

Today's schedule

Welcome to BBC Sport's coverage from day five of the 2017 World Snooker Championship. 

Here's what we've got coming up for you today.

14:30 BST Neil Robertson (Aus) v Noppon Saengkham (Tha)

14:30 BST (cont.) Ali Carter (Eng) v Graeme Dott (Sco)

19:00 BST Barry Hawkins (Eng) v Tom Ford (Eng)

19:00 BST Ryan Day (Wal) 3-6 Xiao Guodong (Chn)

Judd Trump (Eng) 7-9 Rory McLeod (Eng)*

*Resumes after the first of the day's two evening matches finishes

Judd Trump and Rory McLeod
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'They don't come any better than this' - Liang's great escape

Liang Wenbo hits an incredible escape shot in the opening frame of his first-round match against Stuart Carrington in the 2017 World Snooker Championship at The Crucible.  

World Snooker Championship 2017: Liang Wenbo's great escape

How to get into snooker?

Check out this guide from Get Inspired.

From popular snooker club chains to the table down at your local, it shouldn't be hard to find somewhere to hone your skills, but use this club finder if you need a place to start.  

Five of the best

Watch five of the best shots as Liang Wenbo beats Stuart Carrington 10-7 in a tense first-round match in the World Championship at the Crucible.  

Watch five of the best shots as Liang Wenbo beats Stuart Carrington

When/where is it taking place?

The event takes place from 15 April – 1 May at the Crucible in Sheffield.     

The event takes place from 15 April – 1 May at the Crucible in Sheffield.
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