Ant KO's king of the Crucible
Daily Record|April 24, 2021
ANTHONY McGILL last night sent defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan spinning out of the Crucible in a stunning upset.

The Glaswegian won a deciding frame against the Rocket to reach the quarter-finals of the World Championship.

McGill let out a roar of delight as the brown ball dropped en route to a run of 85 as he KO’d one of the game’s greats 13-12.

He had returned for the evening session 10-6 upon the six-time champion, only for O’Sullivan to haul their encounter back to 10-10.

But McGill ended O’Sullivan’s frame-winning streak at six to go 11-11 before once again reining in the Rocket after he went within one frame of victory.

While the 30-year-old enjoyed a Sheffield shock, fellow Scot John Higgins believes snooker’s very own Class of 92 will never be repeated.

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