sport news World No 51 Jones holds nerve to upset Murphy at World Championships

World No 51 Jamie Jones stunned former champion Shaun Murphy with a 10-9 victory at the Crucible.

Welshman Jones dumped the 2005 winner out of the Betfred World Championship, holding his nerve to seal the deciding frame 72-1.

The 30-year-old turned the tide late on Monday afternoon with a superlative 124 break in the penultimate frame to take the match the distance.

Jamie Jones beat Shaun Murphy to reach the second round of the World Championships

Jamie Jones beat Shaun Murphy to reach the second round of the World Championships

Jones dumped the 2005 winner out, holding his nerve to seal the deciding frame 72-1

Jones dumped the 2005 winner out, holding his nerve to seal the deciding frame 72-1

And then the Neath native kept it together to ensure he dispatched the current world No 8, booking a second-round clash with Kyren Wilson.

Jones rallied from 8-5 down to complete a remarkable comeback, adding another

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