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World No 1 Judd knocked out by veteran Nigel Bond in the third round at the UK Championship 's UK Championship run came to an abrupt end in the third round Breaks of 52, 114 and 90 put the world champion in control at 3-1 in the tie But Bond, 54, used all his guile to win the next five frames in York on Monday 

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Published: 18:51 GMT, 2 December 2019 | Updated: 18:53 GMT, 2 December 2019

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Nigel Bond produced a stunning upset as he sent world champion Judd crashing out of the Betway UK Championship in York.

Bond, who turned professional 30 years ago and was World Championship runner-up in 1995, stunned the world number one in round three.

The 54-year-old opened up a 5-3 lead, and then held his nerve in frame nine after a long duel on the final pink, before potting it and ending his fellow Englishman 's title hopes.

Nigel Bond produced a stunning upset against world champion Judd Trump (above) in York

Nigel Bond produced a stunning upset against world champion Judd (above) in York

Bond is ranked 97 places below , but Bond, whose solitary career ranking title so far was the 1996 British Open, found inspired form to cause one of snooker's biggest upsets in recent years.

He trailed 3-1, only to

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