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Summary

  1. 19:00 BST: Neil Robertson (Aus) 8-8 Marco Fu (HK)
  2. 19:00 BST: Graeme Dott (Sco) 6-10 Barry Hawkins (Eng)
  3. Earlier - Stephen Maguire (Sco) defeats Rory McLeod (Eng) 12-3 to reach the quarter-finals
  4. Earlier - Mark Selby (Eng) 10-6 Xiao Guodong (Chn)

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Stephen Maguire

Shamoon Hafez

BBC Sport at the Crucible Theatre

Scotland's Stephen Maguire thrashes Rory McLeod 13-3 to reach the quarter-finals of the World Championship for the first time since 2012.

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World Championship week one analysis

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Former champions Stephen Hendry and Peter Ebdon reflect on the first week of World Championship action from the Crucible.

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World Championship week one analysis

Former champions Stephen Hendry and Peter Ebdon reflect on the first week of World Championship action from the Crucible.

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What's on today?

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

Here's what we've got coming up for you today - and these are all second round matches (best of 25).

10:00 BST:

Neil Robertson (Aus) v Marco Fu (HK)

Barry Hawkins (Eng) v Graeme Dott (Sco)

14:30 BST:

Mark Selby (Eng) v Xiao Guodong (Chn)

Stephen Maguire (Sco) v Rory McLeod (Eng)

19:00 BST:

Neil Robertson (Aus) v Marco Fu (HK) 

Barry Hawkins (Eng) v Graeme Dott (Sco)

Want to try snooker for yourself?

Check out this handy 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.  

Where and when is the 2017 World Snooker Championship taking place?

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

Today is the ninth day of the competition and will feature second round matches, which are all the best of 25 frames.

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