Perry out of World Championships after Murphy loss

Joe Perry.

Joe Perry. - Credit: Archant

Joe Perry has been knocked out of the World Championships.

The Chatteris cueman lost 13-5 to Masters champion and 2005 World Champion Shaun Murphy.

Perry never recovered from a disastrous first session, which left him trailing 7-1.

At 12-3 down, he rallied to win two frames, but Murphy claimed the 18th frame to secure his quarter-final spot.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter