Snooker: Williams eliminated in Antwerp

Mark Williams was eliminated in the third round of the Antwerp Open in Belgium as he fell to a 4-2 defeat to Graeme Dott.

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Mark Williams of Wales (AFP)

Dott, who had earlier overcome Andrew Higginson and Matthew Stevens, progressed at the expense of the Welshman.

Former world champion Dott will play Northern Ireland's Mark Allen in the last-16 after Allen beat Peter Ebdon of England 4-2 in the third round.

Last 16 matches:

MARK SELBY v PAUL S DAVISON

MARCO FU v MICHAEL WHITE

ALLISTER CARTER v JOHN HIGGINS

JOE PERRY v JACK LISOWSKI

ALFIE BURDEN v NEIL ROBERTSON

THEPCHAIYA UN-NOOH v ANDREW PAGETT

GRAEME DOTT v MARK ALLEN

BEN WOOLLASTON v TOM FORD

Final third round results:

MARK SELBY 4-0 RYAN DAY

PAUL S DAVISON 4-3 CHRIS NORBURY

MARCO FU 4-2 JIMMY ROBERTSON

JOHN J ASTLEY 1-4 MICHAEL WHITE

BARRY HAWKINS 2-4 ALLISTER CARTER

RICKY WALDEN 1-4 JOHN HIGGINS

ANTHONY HAMILTON 3-4 JOE PERRY

MATTHEW SELT 0-4 JACK LISOWSKI

ALFIE BURDEN 4-1 MARK KING

NEIL ROBERTSON 4-3 KURT MAFLIN

THEPCHAIYA UN-NOOH 4-3 TIAN PENGFEI

ANDREW PAGETT 4-2 STUART BINGHAM

MARK WILLIAMS 2-4 GRAEME DOTT

MARK ALLEN 4-2 PETER EBDON

DECHAWAT POOMJAENG 1-4 BEN WOOLLASTON

KEN DOHERTY 0-4 TOM FORD

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