World number two Judd Trump won five frames in a row for the second day in succession to reach the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters.
Trump was 2-0 down to Mark Allen but found his form with a century break in the third and then took control.
Elsewhere, World Championship finalist
made a return to form with a 5-0 win over Stephen Maguire.
Carter beat Maguire in the Crucible semi-finals and repeated the dose, helped by a 120 break.
He will face Scotland's
in the quarter-finals after Higgins thrashed Ryan Day 5-0.
Two-time world champion
also advanced to the last eight with a 5-2 victory over England's Ricky Walden, and the Welshman will face
in the quarter-finals after the Englishman surprisingly defeated 2010 world champion Neil Robertson 5-0.
beat Jamie Cope 5-1 in an all-English tussle, while
beat Stephen Lee by the same scoreline and
beat Mark King 5-3.