Result: Barry Hawkins through to UK Championship quarter-finals

Ricky Walden of England in action against Barry Hawkins of England during the Semi Final match of the Betfair World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre on May 4, 2013
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Barry Hawkins beats Shaun Murphy 6-5 to book his place in the quarter-finals of the UK Championship in York.

Barry Hawkins has defeated Shaun Murphy to book his place in the quarter-finals of the UK Championship in York.

The Englishman will now face either defending champion Mark Selby or Graeme Dott for a spot in the last four.

Despite losing the opening two frames against Murphy, Hawkins fought back to close out the match 6-5.

The victory has seen Hawkins reach the quarter-finals of the tournament for the first time in his career.

Mark Selby at the table during the UK Championship final on December 9, 2012
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