China Open: Ronnie O'Sullivan knocked out in the second round

Ronnie O'Sullivan
Ronnie O'Sullivan is a two-time winner of the China Open

Ronnie O'Sullivan has been knocked out of the China Open after losing in the second round to world number 51 Mark Joyce.

Five-time world champion O'Sullivan produced two century breaks but never led in the match and was eventually knocked out 5-4.

Joyce will meet home favourite Ding Junhui in the last 16.

Two-time World Championship finalist Ali Carter also went out after a 5-3 defeat by Michael White.

World champion Mark Selby had no trouble reaching the third round as he beat Martin O'Donnell 5-1, while defending champion Judd Trump beat Eden Sharav 5-0.

John Higgins will face fellow former world champion Mark Williams in the third round after overcoming Mark Davis 5-2. Williams beat Michael Holt by the same scoreline.

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