Mark Selby in first-round exit at World Championship
Last Updated: 23/04/18 8:03pm
Defending champion Mark Selby suffered a shock first-round exit at the World Championship after losing 10-4 to Joe Perry.
Selby was heavily fancied against the world No 22 after winning back-to-back World Championship titles in 2016 and 2017.
However, the world No 1 struggled from the outset and quickly found himself four frames behind to the oldest player in the competition.
Selby briefly recovered to 7-4 but Perry held his nerve to complete a famous victory over the three-time champion.
Perry will now face either Mark Allen or debutant Liam Highfield, who begin their first-round match on Sunday.
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