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Summary

  1. John Higgins (Sco) defeats Barry Hawkins (Eng) 17-8
  2. John Higgins reaches final after one frame in the evening session
  3. Mark Selby (Eng) beats Ding Junhui (Chn) 17-15
  4. Reigning world champion Mark Selby reaches his third World Championship final in four years
  5. Semi-finals (best of 33 frames)

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How Selby made it to the final...

Reigning champion Mark Selby made the final with a 17-15 victory over Ding Junhui.

Watch some of the best action below and read how Selby dreams of being becoming the World Snooker Champion for a third time here.

Higgins beats Ding Junhui - 5 best shots

How Higgins made it to the final...

John Higgins reached the final with a 18-7 victory over England's Barry Hawkins.

Watch some of the best action below and also see the 'amazing' fluke that assisted the Scot on his way to reaching his sixth Crucible final.

World Championship: John Higgins sees off Barry Hawkins - 5 best shots

'Fantastic' break from Ding levels semi-final at 12-12

Ding Junhui's fantastic break of 128 in the final frame of the session levels the match at 12-12 in a thrilling World Championship semi-final at the Crucible.

A 'fantastic' break of 128 from Ding Junhui levels his semi-final with Mark Selby at 12-12

Today's schedule

Semi-finals, day three

19:00 BST John Higgins (Sco) v Barry Hawkins (Eng)

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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.      

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