International Championship: Ronnie O'Sullivan through as Mark Selby and John Higgins lose in China

Ronnie O'Sullivan
Ronnie O'Sullivan made a total clearance of 133 to draw level with Anthony McGill before cruising to victory

Mark Selby and John Higgins were knocked out of the International Championship, while Ronnie O'Sullivan cruised into the quarter-finals.

Selby led Tom Ford 3-1 before losing the next five frames, while Higgins lost 6-3 to Northern Ireland's Jordan Brown, who made a final break of 116.

O'Sullivan lost the opening frame against Scotland's Anthony McGill in 35 minutes before claiming a 6-2 win.

The seven-time world champion will face Ali Carter next in Tianjin.

Carter made centuries in his opening two frames as he enjoyed a 6-1 last-16 success over Daniel Wells in China.

Selby's conqueror Ford will meet Barry Hawkins, who recovered from 5-1 down to beat Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 6-5.

Brown will face Stephen Maguire in the last eight after the Scot edged past Ryan Day 6-4.

The quarter-final line-up is completed with an all-Chinese meeting between Zhang Anda and Ding Junhui.

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