Gibraltar Open snooker results LIVE: Judd Trump through but Neil Robertson crashes out

The World Snooker Tour continues this week with the Gibraltar Open taking place, marking Stephen Hendry’s return to snooker for the first time in nine years although he suffered defeat in the first round. Judd Trump is looking to defend his title and claim his fifth ranking triumph of the 2020-21 season. Neither Ronnie O’Sullivan or John Higgins are playing in the event after contesting the Players Championship final last weekend. Express Sport provides live scores from the tournament, which is taking place in Milton Keynes.

Gibraltar Open LIVE scores

Thursday March 4

Second round (last 64 – best of seven frames)

Zhou Yuelong 1-4 Alexander Ursenbacher
David Lilley 3-4 Mitchell Mann
Hossein Vafaei 4-1 Allan Taylor
Kyren Wilson 4-0 Fan Zhengyi
Ricky Walden 4-3 Si Jiahui
Chen Zifan 4-3 Leo Fernandez
Chang Bingyu 1-4 Chris Wakelin
Ken Doherty 2-4 Mark Selby
Scott Donaldson 2-4 Joe Perry
Matthew Selt 4-3 Barry Hawkins
Zhao Xintong 4-2 Daniel Wells
Jack Lisowski 4-1 Jak Jones
Judd Trump 4-1 Sunny Akani
Tom Ford vs Jamie Jones
Andrew Higginson vs Stuart Carrington
Tian Pengfei vs Anthony Hamilton

Friday March 5

Second round (last 64 – best of seven frames)

Iulian Boiko vs Mark Allen
Aaron Hill vs Jamie Clarke
Shaun Murphy vs Luca Brecel
Pang Junxu vs Anthony McGill
Lei Peifan vs Dylan Emery
David Gilbert vs Jimmy Robertson
Lu Ning vs Jamie O’Neill
Rod Lawler vs Thepchaiya Un-Nooh
Liang Wengbo vs Robert Milkins
Mark J Williams vs Sohail Vahedi
Oliver Lines vs Fraser Patrick
Ben Woollaston vs Allister Carter
Jimmy White vs Stuart Bingham
Elliot Slessor vs Martin Gould
Alan McManus vs Zhao Jianbo
Xiao Guodong vs Jamie Wilson


Third round (last 32 – best of seven frames)

To be played Friday March 5/Saturday March 6

Fourth round (last 16 – best of seven frames)

To be played Saturday March 6

Quarter-finals (best of seven frames)

To be played Sunday March 7

Semi-finals (best of seven frames)

To be played Sunday March 7

Final (best of seven)

To be played Sunday March 7

Robertson dumped out

World No 3 Neil Robertson crashed out of the first round of the Gibraltar Open on Wednesday to 17-year-old Lei Peifan.

The Australian former world champion suffered a 4-2 loss to his Chinese opponent.

That came just days after Robertson said: “I don’t think the players lower down the rankings are practicing hard enough, especially the younger ones from the UK.

“A lot of tournaments they’re sort of partying, not putting in the hard work, all the time on Instagram checking their followers.

“You can’t be a top sportsman and do all that stuff, you have to put in the hard work.”

Hendry’s return ends in defeat

Stephen Hendry returned to the table for the first time in nine years on Tuesday to face good friend Matthew Selt but was dumped out 4-1.

The seven-time world champion hit a century break however and reflected afterwards: “I was generally quite happy because if you cut out unforced errors, you can do well.

“I thought Matt played fantastic. I can’t remember him missing a ball. It was a tough initiation back into it.

“My game isn’t good enough yet to qualify for the World Championship. I think there is work to be done. I’ve got about a month of practice to get it better.

“My safety has to be tighter and my long game has to be better. It’s not ready yet to qualify for the Crucible.”

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