Mark Allen toughs it out against Joe Perry to progress to semi-finals of the Masters

Mark Allen
Mark Allen

Mark Allen has progressed to the semi-finals of the Masters following a 6-4 victory over Joe Perry.

The Antrim snooker star battled through a tough quarter-final to progress to the last four at London’s Alexandra Palace.

“It was a battle out there today,” Allen said afterwards.

“Neither of us got anything going and it was a grind. Hopefully I can play better in the semi-finals.”