John Higgins came through a thrilling clash with Judd Trump to set up a Welsh Open quarter-final against Ronnie O'Sullivan.
Mark Williams produced a notable upset at the Welsh Open with a 4-3 win over world No 1 Neil Robertson.
Stephen Lee has lost the first stage of an appeal as he challenges his 12-year ban from snooker.
Ronnie O'Sullivan fell just short of a record-breaking maximum break as he breezed into the last 32 at the Welsh Open.
Judd Trump felt he was getting back to his best form after booking his place in the third round of the Welsh Open.
Judd Trump made two centuries on his way to beating Kyren Wilson 4-2 in the first round of the Welsh Open.
Shaun Murphy produced a 142 total clearance on his way to a 4-0 victory over David Morris in the first round of the Welsh Open.
Mark Allen had to get out of jail to win his first-round tie against Southend amateur Sydney Wilson at the Welsh Open.
Ronnie O'Sullivan made untroubled progress past Sheffield amateur Mitchell Travis in the first round of the Welsh Open.