Antrim's Mark Allen is through to the last eight of the Northern Ireland Trophy after defeating 1998 world champion John Higgins 4-1 on Thursday.
Mark Allen beat John Higgins in the second round of the NI Trophy
Allen, who whitewashed Steve Davis 4-0 in the first round, raced into a 3-0 lead with breaks of 62 in the first frame and 90 in the third frame.
Higgins won the fourth but Allen potted a superb pink to seal his second win in his first tournament as a professional.
Allen will play Stephen Hendry after the Scot beat Ding Junhui 4-2.
Elsewhere in the second round, Australia's Neil Robertson beat Jimmy White 4-2 and Matthew Stevens defeated Ken Doherty 4-1.