Mark Selby will defend his crown in Sunday’s China Open final

Defending champion Mark Selby beat Kyren Wilson at the China Open to set up a final against Barry Hawkins.

Leicester’s Selby was tied 8-8 at one stage in his semi-final with Wilson, but won the final two frames to progress 10-8.

The world number one will now defend his title against Barry Hawkins in Sunday’s showpiece in Beijing.

Hawkins booked his place in the final after overcoming Australian Neil Robertson 10-6 on Saturday.

The China Open is the last event before the season-ending World Championship in Sheffield starts on 21 April.

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