World champion Bingham knocks out Trump

Stuart Bingham

Stuart Bingham was a surprise winner of the World Championship in 2015

World champion Stuart Bingham reached the quarter-finals of the World Grand Prix with a 4-2 victory over last year’s winner Judd Trump in Llandudno.

Englishman Bingham made breaks of 72 and 69, finishing off with a knock of 60 to progress.

Wales’ Ryan Day made two centuries to record a surprise 4-3 win over three-time world champion John Higgins.

China’s Ding Junhui thrashed Peter Ebdon 4-0 to progress and England’s Ali Carter beat Tom Ford by the same score.

There were also victories for Englishman Joe Perry, who beat Kyren Wilson 4-1, and Thailand’s Thepchaiya Un-Nooh, who triumphed 4-2 over Mark Allen.

Full World Grand Prix results and schedule

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