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Selby, Robertson survive scares in Germany

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ByEurosport
23/08/2014 at 23:23 | Updated 24/08/2014 at 09:24

World champion Mark Selby was made to work hard before securing his place in the fourth round of the Paul Hunter Classic in Germany.

Selby beat another man who has tasted glory at the Crucible – Shaun Murphy – 4-3 after coming from 3-1 down.

Selby rattled off breaks of 107, 86, and 56 to win the final three frames.

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World number two Neil Robertson also came through a tough day when he had to win two 4-3 matches against Elliot Slessor and Anthony McGill in between a 4-0 romp over Jimmy Robertson.

The tournament is now at the last 16 stage and will be played to a finish on a bumper Sunday with the likes of Ronnie O'Sullivan and Judd Trump still in the hunt for glory.

Sunday's last 16 line up:

Rod Lawler v Fraser Patrick
Neil Robertson v Dechawat Poomjaeng
Mark Selby v Liang Wenbo
Robert Milkins v Mark Allen
Alan McManus v Xiao Guodong
Judd Trump v Stephen Maguire
Tian Pengfei v Ronnie O'Sullivan
Ricky Walden v Fergal O'Brien

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