Local favourite Ronnie O’Sullivan, new World Champion Luca Brecel and defending champion Mark Selby are among an array of star names in the line-up for the first day of the BetVictor English Open at the Brentwood Centre next month, with the schedule now confirmed.
The world ranking event will run from October 2nd to 8th and will be staged at the Brentwood Centre in Essex for the second consecutive year. Matches on the opening day, Monday October 2nd, will include:
Mark Allen v Mostafa Dorgham
Ding Junhui v Ma Hailong
Ryan Day v Ashley Hugill
Robert Milkins v Robbie Williams
Not before 1pm
Ronnie O’Sullivan v Andrew Pagett
John Higgins v Marco Fu
Ryan Davies v Bradley Cowdroy (English amateur wild cards)
Jack Lisowski v Matthew Stevens
Mark Selby v Xing Zhao
Neil Robertson v Sanderson Lam
Ali Carter v Jamie Clarke
Luca Brecel v Stan Moody
Shaun Murphy v Liu Hongyu
Mark Williams v Ian Burns
Not before 8.00 pm
Judd Trump v Sean O’Sullivan
Kyren Wilson v Oliver Lines
Barry Hawkins v Anthony Hamilton
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Ahead of the final stages, the qualifying round runs from September 6-8 in Leicester. Notable matches in the qualifying round include Stephen Hendry v Fergal O’Brien, Jimmy White v Joe O’Connor, Gary Wilson v Pang Junxu, Ricky Walden v Jordan Brown, Ken Doherty v Jackson Page and Si Jiahui v Alexander Ursenbacher.
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Televised by Eurosport, discovery+ and a range of other global broadcasters, the event is part of the BetVictor Home Nations Series.