THE World Grand Prix of snooker began with a bang yesterday as Ronnie “the Rocket” O’Sullivan fizzled out in round one.
Title favourite O’Sullvian was victim of a huge upset as he exited 4-3 to Michael Holt and world No.3 Neil Robertson was also a shock casualty, crashing out to Peter Edbon.
Judd Trump now tops the title betting at 3-1 (Betfair) and he is 8-15 to win his opener today against Mark Williams (15-8, BetVictor).
Mark Selby looks to avoid an upset against Tom Ford, Liang Wenbo tackles Graeme Dott and Shan Murphy faces Michael White.
At cricket’s Twenty20 World Cup, Scotland began on a downer with defeat to Afghanistan and today it’s the turn of Ireland to open their campaign against Oman.
There’s also plenty of Stateside sport worth a look – including men’s and women’s tennis from the Indian Wells Open – and Jordan will add his NBA tips below.