Ronnie O’Sullivan crashed out of the English Open in the third round after a comprehensive 4-1 defeat to Matthew Stevens.
The Essex cueman struggled for form against the 43-year-old Welshman, who wrapped up a victory with a break of 116.
It was a further setback for O’Sullivan since he won his sixth world title in August, having exited at the first-round stage of the European Masters.
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Stevens, a two-time world finalist who won his solitary ranking title in 2003, was due to return later on Thursday for a last-16 match against Jak Jones.
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