Chinese Jin ousted in World Snooker Haikou Open
Chinese Jin Long lost to Robert Henry Milkins 5-2 on Thursday as the English player made it to the quarter-finals of the World Snooker Haikou Open.

Jin Long made a break of 48 points to win the first frame 68-21 before Milkins pulled one back.

Milkins got 67 points with two hits in the third frame and continued to grab the fourth frame, taking a 3-1 lead into the mid-session interval.

However, Jin made a break of 71 points to win the fifth frame before Milkins snatched the sixth with a run of 106 points.

During the seventh frame, which featured solid defence from both sides, Milkins made a late attack with a break of 39 points to claim the victory.

"I didn’t play as well as I had expected," said Jin.

"We played quite slowly at the beginning, and I hadn’t expected to win," Milkins said.

In Thursday’s other action, John Higgins from Scotland swept away English Jamie JohnAshley Cope 5-0.

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