World Open snooker: Betting & odds update after Barry Hawkins crashes out in round one

World number seven Barry Hawkins was the biggest casualty in the first round of the World Open after falling to a final-frame defeat to Chris Wakelin.

The 38-year-old led 3-0 and 4-2 in the best-of-nine match following two half-centuries, but Wakelin hit back to grind out the final three frames to advance to the last 32.

Welsh potter Matthew Stevens also crashed out in the first round after compatriot Mark Williams completed a dominant 5-0 whitewash, which included a terrific 126 break in the fourth frame.


World Open: Sky Bet odds

  • Mark Selby - 7/2
  • John Higgins - 6/1
  • Ding Junhui - 8/1
  • Neil Robertson - 12/1
  • Shaun Murphy - 16/1

Click here for all Sky Bet's World Open odds


World number eight Neil Robertson was in imperious form with two century breaks and three 50-plus scores during his 5-1 success over Thailand's Noppon Saengkham with Ricky Walden rattling off five half-century breaks during his win against Andrew Higginson by the same scoreline.

Peter Ebdon won the battle of the former world champions as he saw off Graeme Dott in a 5-2 victory, while China Championship winner Luca Brecel joined him in the second round with a 5-1 success over Mike Dunn.

There were also wins for Ryan Day, David Gilbert, Robert Milkins, Ben Woollaston, Xiao Guodong, John Astley, Allan Taylor and Matthew Selt.

Monday results & Tuesday schedule

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MONDAY SEPTEMBER 18
Morning Session (0230 BST)
First Round/Wildcard (Best of nine frames)
TV Coverage: Eurosport 1

  • Michael White 1-5 Ma Bing
  • Jimmy Robertson 5-2 Luo Honghao
  • Martin Gould 5-1 Fan Zhengyi
  • Mark Williams 5-0 Matthew Stevens
  • Mark Joyce 3-5 Michael Holt
  • Ben Woollaston 5-4 Eden Sharav
  • Allan Taylor 5-1 Michael Georgiou
  • Robert Milkins 5-1 Jamie Jones

Afternoon Session (0700 BST)
First Round/Wildcard (Best of nine frames)
TV Coverage: Eurosport 1

  • Mark Selby 5-2 Kritsanut Lertsattayathor
  • Liang Wenbo 5-4 Akani Songsermsawad
  • Alan McManus 0-5 Hu Hao
  • Graeme Dott 2-5 Peter Ebdon
  • Gary Wilson 1-5 Ryan Day
  • Sam Craigie 4-5 John Astley
  • Chris Wakelin 5-4 Barry Hawkins
  • Tian Pengfei 4-5 David Gilbert

Evening Session (1230 BST)
First Round/Wildcard
TV Coverage: Eurosport 1

  • Ding Junhui 5-1 Hammad Miah
  • Mike Dunn 1-5 Luca Brecel
  • Xiao Guodong 5-1 Dominic Dale
  • Ricky Walden 5-1 Andrew Higginson
  • Hossein Vafaei (withdrew) v Kyren Wilson
  • Neil Robertson 5-1 Noppon Saengkham
  • Matthew Selt 5-2 Elliot Slessor

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 19
Afternoon Session (0730 BST)
First Round (Best of nine frames)
TV Coverage: Eurosport 1

  • Stephen Maguie v Ken Doherty
  • Cao Yupeng v Ma Bing
  • Alfie Burden v Stuart Bingham
  • Marco Fu v Ian Burns
  • Liang Wenbo v Li Hang
  • Yu Delu v Joe Perry
  • Jack Lisowski v Martin Gould
  • Alexander Ursenbacher v John Higgins

Evening Session (1230 BST)
First Round (Best of nine frames)
TV Coverage: Eurosport 1

  • Daniel Wells v Shaun Murphy
  • Mark Selby v Lee Walker
  • Anthony McGill v Duane Jones
  • Zhang Anda v Ding Junhui
  • Tom Ford v Jimmy Robertson
  • Thepchaiya Un-Nooh v Hu Hao
  • Mark Allen v Oliver Lines
  • Mark King v Chen Zhe

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