Stephen Hendry sets up John Higgins encounter

Stephen Hendry sets up a second-round encounter with defending champion John Higgins at the World Championship in Sheffield.

Stephen Hendry has set up a second round clash with John Higgins at the World Championship in Sheffield.

Seven-time winner Hendry was rarely troubled by Stuart Bingham as he recorded a 10-4 victory at the Crucible on Sunday.

Meanwhile, defending champion Higgins edged out Liang Wenbo 10-9 during a tense match on Saturday.

It will be the first time that the pair have faced each other at the tournament.

Mark Selby
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