World Grand Prix: Mark Allen beaten by Thepchaiya Un-Nooh in Llandudno

Mark Allen is currently ninth in the world rankings
Mark Allen is currently ninth in the world rankings

Northern Ireland's Mark Allen exited from the World Grand Prix in Llandudno on Thursday as he was beaten 4-2 by Thailand's Thepchaiya Un-Nooh.

Breaks of 53 and 89 enabled Allen to lead 2-0 but Un-Nooh hit back to win four straight frames helped by runs of 69 and 75.

The Thai player missed the final black in a 147 attempt at the UK Championship this season.

Allen reached the semi-finals at the recent Welsh Open.

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