SNOOKER: Perry pots a quarter-final place

Joe Perry won 6-5.
Joe Perry won 6-5.

Joe Perry is through to the quarter-finals of the International Championship in China.

The Chatteris potter beat Ben Woollaston 6-5 today (October 28) in the third round of the competition in Daqing.

Perry led 5-2 with the aid of breaks of 50, 52 and 68 but Wollaston hit back to force a deciding frame. Perry held his nerve to win that 85-28.

Next up for Perry is a quarter-final showdown with John Higgins, who beat Shaun Murphy 6-0 in his third round match.