Selby brushes Davis aside
Snooker:Mark Selby underlined his Welsh Open title credentials with a 4-0 victory over Steve Davis to reach the last 32. The reigning UK Championship and Masters champion top-scored with a 144 break as he eased through in Newport.
Current champion Ding Junhui defeated Thailands Dechawat Poomjaeng 4-2.
John Higgins hit breaks of 120, 99 and 97 as he beat Gareth Allen 4-1, while Mark Williams beat Liu Chuang by the same scoreline. Matthew Stevens defeated Alfie Burden 4-2.