World number 76 Hossein Vafaei made two century breaks in his victory over defending champion Judd Trump

Defending champion Judd Trump is out of the China Open after losing 5-3 to Iranian world number 76 Hossein Vafaei in the quarter-finals.

Vafaei, 22, won the first two frames and made a century break in the fourth to take a 3-1 lead before world number two Trump, 27, hit back to level.

But Vafaei made a superb break of 106 in the seventh frame before edging the eighth to secure victory.

He will now face Mark Williams in his first ever ranking semi-final.

Williams saw off fellow former world champion Shaun Murphy 5-1.

World number one Mark Selby was a 5-1 winner against Stephen Maguire to set up a meeting with Kyren Wilson, who beat China’s Ding Junhui by the same score.

Saturday’s semi-final draw

Hossein Vafaei v Mark Williams

Kyren Wilson v Mark Selby


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