China Championship: Ronnie O'Sullivan beaten by Luca Brecel in quarter-finals

Ronnie O'Sullivan
Ronnie O'Sullivan was knocked out after winning four of the five opening frames in Guangzhou

Belgian Luca Brecel came back from 4-1 behind to beat five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan 5-4 and reach the China Championship semi-finals.

World number 27 Brecel hit breaks of 110, 103, 81 and 57 to secure victory.

He will face Li Hang, after the home favourite defeated Mark Williams 5-3 in Guangzhou.

Shaun Murphy beat China's Zhou Yuelong 5-2 to set up a last-four match against Ali Carter, who defeated Fergal O'Brien by the same score.

Delighted Brecel said: "It was unbelievable. Against most players you think you can come back from 4-1 down, but against Ronnie you don't fancy it because he is so good.

"When I made a century I started believing again. I kept really cool and made some good breaks."

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