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Walden Set For Tianjin

Ricky Walden, who won the International Championship in 2014, booked his place in this year’s event with a 6-1 thrashing of Jun Jiang.

Three-time ranking event winner Walden will be among a strong field heading for Tianjin in November. He knocked in breaks of 88 and 75 today in a comfortable victory.

Scott Donaldson top scored with 125 in a 6-4 defeat of Louis Heathcote while Crucible quarter-finalist Jak Jones beat Aaron Hill 6-2 with top runs of 99, 96, 88 and 124. Oliver Lines came from 3-0 down to beat Lukas Kleckers 6-4, making breaks of 76, 69, 65 and 94.