Day One of the Betvictor Welsh Open at Celtic Manor Resort

Today we have seen the first 64 players competing in the fourth and final Home Nations event of the season, and the fifth of six events in the BetVictor European Series.

Players compete in the best of 7 frames and the reigning 2020 Champion Shaun Murphy won his match against Zak Surety with his 4 -1 win  which then sees him moving forward to the next round

We also saw the World number one Judd Trump beat China’s Zhao Jianbo in a 4-2 win in today’s match .

Top of the Century leader board is Zhao Xintong with his 143 against Luca Brecel today.

Tomorrow we will also see World Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan compete against Robbie Williams and the 2021 BetVictor Shoot Out champion Ryan Day will be up against Ian Burns.

Here is the full run down on today match scores.

Lee Walker1v4Mark Davis
Andy Hicks3v4David Lilley
Simon Lichtenberg4v2Riley Parsons
Li Hang0v4Martin O’Donnell
Allan Taylor0v4Pang Junxu
Ding Junhui4v1Lyu Haotian
Joe Perry4v3Chang Bingyu
Elliot Slessor4v2Ben Fortey
Matthew Selt4v0Lukas Kleckers
Liang Wenbo1v4Joe O’Connor
Shaun Murphy4v1Zak Surety
James Cahill0v4Matthew Stevens
Sean Maddocks3v4Jamie O’Neill
Eden Sharav2v4Andrew Higginson
Anthony McGill4v0Louis Heathcote
Brian Ochoiski4v1Paul S Davison
Gary Wilson4v2Ashley Hugill
Xiao Guodong4v0Iulian Boiko
Judd Trump4v2Zhao Jianbo
Barry Hawkins4v1Chris Wakelin
Jordan Brown4v0Luo Honghao
Alexander Ursenbacher4v1Noppon Saengkham
John Higgins4v1Steven Hallworth
Mark Selby4v1Barry Pinches
Jak Jones4v3Fan Zhengyi
Michael Holt0v4David Grace
Yuan SiJun1v4Jamie Jones
Zhao Xintong4v2Luca Brecel
Stephen Maguire4v1Dominic Dale
Si Jiahui4v2Brandon Sargeant
Peter Lines2v4Hossein Vafaei
Mark Allen4v2Fraser Patrick