On Day 2 Matches of 3rd Indian Open World Ranking Snooker Tournament

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Mark Williams and Shaun Murphy secured places in round two on the second

morning's play at the Indian Open in Hyderabad. Breaks of 65, 46 and 44 helped

the 2005 World Champion Murphy to a 4-1 win over Daniel Wells. He now faces

Michael Georgiou tomorrow Morning.

Williams overcame illness problems to see off China's Zhang Yong. After a tight

opening few frames, the Welshman led 2-1, from there he produced breaks of 60

and 67 to see himself through to round two with a 4-1 victory.

1995 world finalist Nigel Bond produced the shock of the morning with a fantastic

4-1 win over world number 8 Ricky Walden. He completed the win in style with a

run of 106 in the final frame of the match.

Indian star Pankaj Advani kept home interest alive with a comprehensive win over

Elliot Slessor. The multiple billiards world champion contained his opponent to

just 31 points during the 4-0 victory.