sport news McGill recovers to defeat Nigel Bond in China Open despite oversleeping and ...

Anthony McGill recovers to defeat Nigel Bond and reach China Open second round despite being docked first frame for oversleeping Anthony McGill was late for his China Open match after almost oversleeping  McGill raced to the venue without taking a shower to face Nigel Bond  He was docked the first frame and fell behind 3-1 before recovering to win McGill will now await either Stephen Maguire or Xu Si in the second round Mark Selby was handed an early exit as he lost 6-3 to Craig Steadman 

By Press Association Sport Staff

Published: 19:06 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 19:07 BST, 1 April 2019


Anthony McGill suffered a rude awakening at the China Open after almost sleeping through his opening match - but recovered to reach the second round.

The Glaswegian was due to face Nigel Bond at 2.30pm in Beijing but was still in bed until tournament director Martin Clark called him two minutes before the match was to start.

McGill raced to the venue and, though he was docked the first frame for arriving late, he was in time to avoid a second

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