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Hawkins Scores Whitewash To Earn Tianjin Place

Barry Hawkins continued his superb start to the season by beating Andrew Pagett 6-0 to qualify for the final stages of the International Championship.

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The qualifying round in Sheffield runs until Saturday this week, with all winners going through to Tianjin in China in November.

Hawkins captured the BetVictor European Masters title in Germany last month and is now on a streak of ten consecutive wins. He needed just 85 minutes to beat Pagett with top breaks of 52, 59 and 103.

Ryan Day made the fourth 147 of his career, as well as a 128, during a 6-1 victory over Mink Nutcharut. Ross Muir scored an impressive 6-3 defeat of Wu Yize, knocking in runs of 51, 92, 51, 68 and 112.

Jordan Brown recovered a 5-2 deficit to beat Sean O’Sullivan 6-5, taking a 35-minute deciding frame by potting brown, blue and pink.

Tian Pengfei came from 2-0 down to beat Stephen Hendry 6-3, while Stephen Maguire top scored with 80 in a 6-2 success against Peng Yisong. Long Zehuang came from 5-3 down to edge out Yuan Sijun 6-5, making breaks of 102 and 89 in the last three frames.

Matthew Selt recovered from the loss of the opening frame to beat Jimmy White 6-1, while Robbie Williams top scored with 135 in a 6-3 defeat of Ben Mertens.