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Summary

  1. Mark Selby (Eng) 12-12 Ding Junhui (Chn) - resumes Saturday 14:30 BST
  2. John Higgins (Sco) leads Barry Hawkins (Eng) 10-6 - resumes Saturday 10:00 BST
  3. Semi-finals (best of 33 frames)

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  1. Higgins' 'amazing' fluke against Hawkins

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    Video caption: Higgins' 'amazing' fluke stuns Hawkins

    John Higgins flukes an important green on the way to a 10-6 overnight lead in his World Championship semi-final against Barry Hawkins at the Crucible.

  2. Selby edges ahead of Ding in semi-finals

    English defending champion Mark Selby edges 9-7 ahead of China's Ding Junhui in an intriguing World Championship semi-final.

    Ding draws level in semi-final thriller

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    Mark Selby and Ding Junhui are all square at 12-12 in their thrilling World Championship semi-final.

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  3. How Hawkins made it to the semi-finals...

    Barry Hawkins made the semi-finals with a 13-9 victory over Scot Stephen Maguire.

    Watch some of the best action below and read how Hawkins admits he needs to up his game if he's got any chance of reaching the final here

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    Video caption: Best 5 shots as Hawkins into semi-final
  4. How Higgins made it to the semi-finals...

    John Higgins made the semi-finals with a comprehensive 13-6 victory over Kyren Wilson.

    You catch up with some of the best action below, and read more about his win here

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    Video caption: World Snooker Championship 2017: John Higgns beats Kyren Wilson 13-6 in quarter final
  5. How Ding made it to the semi-finals...

    China's Ding Junhui beat five-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan 13-10 in the quarter-finals to set up the meeting with Mark Selby - the man who beat him in last years final. 

    Read more on how he reached the semis and watch five of the best shots from his victory here

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    Video caption: Five best shots as Ding Junhui beats Ronnie O'Sullivan at the Crucible
  6. How Selby made it to the semi-finals...

    Mark Selby twice hit tournament high breaks to crush Marco Fu 13-3 and reach the semi-finals with a session to spare.  

    Stephen Hendry referred to Selby's 143, which you can watch below, as "one of the best he's ever seen". 

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    Video caption: Snooker Championship 2017: Key moments as Selby makes 143 break against Fu
  7. 'Amazing' Selby foul hands advantage to Ding

     An "amazing" foul by Mark Selby gifts Ding Jinhui the chance to make a century break and take a 5-3 lead in their World Championship semi-final.  

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    Video caption: World Snooker Championship 2017: Ding takes 5-3 lead over Mark Selby in semi
  8. Today's schedule

    Semi-finals, day two

    10:00 BST Mark Selby (Eng) 3-5 Ding Junhui (Chn)

    14:30 BST John Higgins (Sco) 5-3 Barry Hawkins (Eng)

    19:00 BST Mark Selby (Eng) 3-5 Ding Junhui (Chn)

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    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.

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  10. 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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