Ali Carter undergoes testicular cancer operation

Ali Carter on December 4, 2012
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Snooker star Ali Carter is recovering at home after undergoing surgery for testicular cancer.

Snooker star Ali Carter has undergone surgery for testicular cancer.

The world number 15 is resting up after the operation and will soon begin a course of chemotherapy.

Carter, who was diagnosed with the disease last week, is back in his Chelmsford home with partner Millie and their three-year-old son.

"Just want to get through this week then I will concentrate on getting better," he wrote on Twitter.

Once ranked as high as number two in the world, Carter reached the World Championship final in 2008 and 2012.

Ali Carter on December 4, 2012
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