Selby sees off Wilson to reach semis

Kyren Wilson and Mark Selby

Selby is through to his fourth semi-final at the World Championship

World number one Mark Selby held off a spirited challenge by qualifier Kyren Wilson to clinch a 13-8 win and reach the World Championship semi-finals.

Selby, the 2014 champion, led 10-6 overnight and after Wednesday’s opening four frames were shared, he clinched victory with a break of 64.

Wilson hit a tournament-high break of 143 to get back to 12-8, showing why he is one of the sport’s rising stars.

Selby will play Marco Fu or Barry Hawkins in the last four.

More to follow.

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Kyren Wilson scores a 143 break


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