Alex Borg’s run in this year’s European Snooker Championship came to an end on Friday morning after he was beaten by Latvian player Rodion Judin 4-0 in the Last 16.

The Mellieħa-born cueist could not match the high-level snooker produced by Judin who has shown incredible form in the last two days to progress to the quarter-finals.

In fact, the Latvian player had outplayed Nadav Biton, of Israel, and England’s Martin O’Donnell with an identical 4-0 scoreline before knocking out England’s Patrick Whelan 4-2.

On Friday, Judin was in fine form right from the outset compiling runs of 57 and 54 to secure the first frame before doubling his lead when securing the second frame.

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