A destructive final frame from Williams, with a break of 96, sees off the match. Devastating from the Welsh Wonder.
Carter A.-Williams M.
World Open - 21 September 2010
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That's so unlucky. Williams just misses his black, as it knocks off the jaws and is now an easy tap-in for Carter, which the Essex man duly knocks in to keep the match alive.
Cracking play from the former World champion. He brings it back to 72-72 and is on a tough black to win it.
Williams is fighting a losing battle here. He's 72-0 down in this frame, so it's looking all over. Nonetheless, the Welshman returns to the table to see if he can conjure up some magic.
A beautiful shot on the blue to come down the table and set up a straight pink. That is all he needs - and the score is 2-0.
Williams is on the colours and 12 points behind. However blue and pink are at opposite ends of the table and near the cushions so he has work to do.
Carter falls short of a fifty, but is in a frame-winning position at the start of his next visit... he misses a short blue to the top-right pocket! He was using the full-length rest and trying to get a difficult position.
Williams misses a red to bottom right and Carter has a chance to build. However he cannot take it and back comes Williams to the table at 13-8 up.
Williams with a quickfire pair of opening breaks to take the first frame, including some inventive shot-making.