Mark Selby has been eliminated in the first round of this years 888.com World Snooker Championships.
In a tough match against Mark King he lost by the scoreline of 10-8.
This is a great result for King who has not been in the best of form this season, but will be a massive blow to Selby who has had the best season of his career winning both the Masters and the Welsh Open.
First Round Results:
John Higgins (Sco) 10-5 Matthew Stevens (Wal)
Ryan Day (Wal) 10-6 Michael Judge (Ire)
Stephen Hendry (Sco) 10-9 Mark Allen (NI)
Stephen Lee (Eng) 4-10 Joe Swail (NI)
Ali Carter (Eng) 10-9 Barry Hawkins (Eng)
Mark Selby (Eng) 8-10 Mark King (Eng)
Peter Ebdon (Eng) 10-9 Jamie Cope (Eng)
Neil Robertson (Aus) 10-4 Nigel Bond (Eng)
Steve Davis (Eng) 8-10 Stuart Bingham (Eng)
9 players are now through to round two with only 3 seeded players to be eliminated, joining Selby are Steve Davis and Stephen Lee.
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