Mark Allen trails Cao Yupeng at World Championship at Crucible

Mark Allen plays a shot in Saturday's first session at the Crucible

WORLD SNOOKER CHAMPIONSHIP

Venue:
Crucible Theatre, Sheffield
Date:
21 April - 7 May
Start times:
Sessions at 1000, 1430 & 1900 BST
Coverage:
Live coverage on BBC TV, HD Channel, Red Button and online

Mark Allen won the last two frames to trail Cao Yupeng 5-4 after the opening session of the World Championship first-round match at the Crucible.

The Antrim player made a poor start and was quickly 3-0 down against his Chinese opponent.

Yupeng led 4-1 and 5-2 before the World Open champion fought back and Allen made a break of 88 in the final frame of Saturday night's session.

The match in Sheffield resumes on Sunday afternoon.

88-45 (70), 51-42, 81-8 (69), 86-0 (86), 74-46, 9-76, 73-10 (51),

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