SNOOKER: Mark Allen crashes out of English Open to teenager

Mark Allen
Mark Allen

Antrim’s Mark Allen has been knocked out of the English Open by 16-year-old Chinese player Yan Bingtao.

Allen - the world number eight - lost 4-3 to Bingtao who is ranked at 98 and on his first season on the world tour

Belfast’s Joe Swail lost 4-2 to Leicestershire’s Tom Ford.