Yan Bingtao had to fend off a stunning comeback from Elliot Slesson in the first round of the World Snooker Championship on Monday evening. Photo: VCG/VCG via Getty ImagesYan Bingtao had to fend off a stunning comeback from Elliot Slesson in the first round of the World Snooker Championship on Monday evening. Photo: VCG/VCG via Getty Images
Yan Bingtao had to fend off a stunning comeback from Elliot Slesson in the first round of the World Snooker Championship on Monday evening. Photo: VCG/VCG via Getty Images

World Snooker Championship: Yan Bingtao survives scare to progress, faces world’s best Trump in round 2

  • Chinese number two loses five frames in a row during the final session but eventually seals a 10-7 victory
  • Crucible debutant Slesson mounts spirited fightback from 9-2 down

Topic |   World Snooker
Yan Bingtao had to fend off a stunning comeback from Elliot Slesson in the first round of the World Snooker Championship on Monday evening. Photo: VCG/VCG via Getty ImagesYan Bingtao had to fend off a stunning comeback from Elliot Slesson in the first round of the World Snooker Championship on Monday evening. Photo: VCG/VCG via Getty Images
Yan Bingtao had to fend off a stunning comeback from Elliot Slesson in the first round of the World Snooker Championship on Monday evening. Photo: VCG/VCG via Getty Images
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