THE World Grand Prix is a new addition to the snooker calender and it makes its debut on Monday with the world’s top 32 players fighting it out for the £100,000 prize in Llandudno.
It’s no surprise to see Ronnie O’Sullivan top the betting as title favourite at 10-3 with Sportingbet and the usual suspects are in close attendance, with Neil Robertson 15-2 at 888sport, Mark Selby 8-1 at Stanjames and Judd Trump 10-1 at totesport.
Robertson is in first-round action today and is 3-10 to Coral against Belgian youngster Luca Brecel,10-3 at William Hill, while in the battle of the Scottish former world champs it’s John Higgins at 4-6 with Coral and Graeme Dott at 16-11 with 888sport.
At the Indian Wells Masters tennis Heather Watson achieved the biggest win of her career on Sunday with a stunning straight-sets elimination of Agniezska Radwanska and Tuesday sees Andy Murray in action.
The Scot faces German big hitter Philipp Kohlschreiber while the day’s other matches include Bernard Tomic against David Ferrer and John Isner versus Kevin Anderson.
Other sporting highlights include stage six of the Tirreno Adriatico cycling and a busy NBA fixture list.