Ding Junhui wins epic to set up quarter-final clash with Ronnie O'Sullivan

The 2017 World Championships have already been full of twists and turns but arguably the match of the tournament thus far was played out between Ding Junhui and Liang Wenbo. The Crucible crowd witnessed 22 breaks over 50 in a contest that utilised all 25 frames. Wenbo falls just short after losing final two frames Leading 9-7 overnight, Ding looked to be well on his way to secure a place in the last eight. Yet a resilient Wenbo, who is good friends with Ding, took control in the third and final session. Breaks of 58, 98 and 61 gave the World number thirteen the lead for the first time in the contest. The pair then exchanged the next four frames as the high scoring continued. Wenbo made breaks of 85 and 50, whilst Ding finally got his game together to make 80. With Wenbo just one frame away from victory at 12-11, the pressure was really...
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