Friday 26 May 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan cruises into second round of Northern Ireland Open

Ronnie O'Sullivan wasted little time progressing to round two in Belfast
Ronnie O'Sullivan wasted little time progressing to round two in Belfast

Ronnie O'Sullivan eased into the second round of the Northern Ireland Open with a comfortable victory over David John.

The five-time world champion made two century breaks in a 4-1 win over his Welsh opponent.

John Higgins enjoyed an even easier ride as he beat Paul Davison 4-0 but world number 26 Ben Woollaston is out after he suffered a surprise 4-2 defeat to amateur Jordan Brown.

Jimmy White, Joe Perry, Luca Brecel, Barry Hawkins and Michael White are also through.

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