JUDD TRUMP won the inaugural World Grand Prix with a thrilling comeback victory over Ronnie O’Sullivan at the weekend and heads into the Players Championship as joint favourite.
The first-round action starts in Bangkok this morning where plenty big names are vying for the title. Trump is at 7-1 at the likes of BetVictor and Totesport and you can also get that price for Mark Selby and Neil Robertson at Coral.
Robertson is 1-2 at Paddy Power to make it past Marco Fu (7-4, Betfred) today and in the battle of the Scots Stephen Maguire is slight favourite at 4-5 with StanJames against John Higgins, a 5-4 shot at Coral.
There’s also first-round men’s and women’s action from the Miami Masters tennis where most of the star names have a bye to round two. Intriguing openers today include Lleyton Hewitt versus Thomas Bellucci, Marcos Baghdatis against Simone Bolelli Sloane Stephens taking on Yanina Wickmayer.
There’s also stage two of the Volta a Catalunya cycling and half dozen matches in the NBA.
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