Joe Perry is through to the second round of the World Open in China and will play Stephen Maguire tonight (August 8).
The 43 year-old from Chatteris, ranked 20th in the world, overcame Mike Dunn, the world number 52, 5-4 in the opening round in Yushan.
It was nip and tuck and Perry never managed to get his nose in front until winning the final frame 66-12. His best break, and his only one over 50, was an 82 in the fourth frame.
Dunn compiled a 112 in the first frame and further breaks of 51 and 66.
Perry reached the final of the World Open two years ago but was pipped 10-8 by Ali Carter.