Aditya Mehta qualified for the Indian Open in his home city of Mumbai with a 4-0 defeat of Hammad Miah in the qualifying round in Barnsley.
India’s top player is through to the final stages of the world ranking event next month thanks to a comfortable win over Miah, highlighted by breaks of 65 and 60.
Defending champion Ding Junhui, who beat Mehta in the final last season, saw off Barry Pinches 4-1 with a top break of 66.
Judd Trump needed just 61 minutes to beat amateur Martin Ball 4-0, his top breaks 83, 79 and 55.
Jimmy White’s hopes of keeping his top 64 ranking suffered a blow as he lost 4-2 to China’s Zhou Yuelong, whose top break was 71.
Ken Doherty made breaks of 124 and 103 in a 4-3 win over Sanderson Lam while Ricky Walden saw off Matthew Day 4-0.