THE golden oldies are rolling back the years at the Welsh Open as John Higgins and Mark Williams both swept through to today’s semis.
Higgins is now just two wins away from claiming a record fourth Welsh title and after sinking compatriot Stephen Maguire the Scot now faces young upstart Luca Brecel in the last four. The 19-year-old Belgian has already shocked world No.1 Mark Selby and is 8-5 at Sportingbet to reach the Final at the expense of Higgins, who’s chalked up at 1-2 by Betfred.
In the other semi-final Welshman Williams – now joint title favourite with Higgins at 7-4 at Skybet – is 1-2 at Betfred while his opponent Ben Woollaston is the 7-4 outsider at bet365.
At the Cricket World Cup it’s Afghanistan v Sri Lanka and in the early hours a clash that could be a cracker as India (13-8 at bet365) take on South Africa (4-7, Stanjames).
Simona Halep is favourite for glory at the Dubai Tennis Championships where she faces Karolina Pliskova in today’s final. The Romanian is 2-5 at William Hill against the Czech ace, a 9-4 underdog at Skybet.
There’s also plenty more sporting highlights on a packed Saturday of action so post your tips and chat here and good luck with your bets.
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