Snooker: 2011 World Championship 1st Round Draw Decided

The draw for the 2011 Snooker World Championship was decided this week, ahead of the tournament, which takes place at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, UK, between 16th April and 2nd May 2011.

The 2010 Champion, Neil Robertson is to face Judd Trump in the opening round, which also sees former champions Ronnie O’Sullivan face Dominic Dale and John Higgins face Stephen Lee in what appears, on paper, to be one of the most open World Championships in the sport’s history.

World Snooker Championship 2011 – 1st Round Matches

  1. Neil Robertson v Judd Trump
  2. Marco Fu v Martin Gould
  3. Graeme Dott v Mark King
  4. Ali Carter v Dave Harold
  5. Ding Junhui v Jamie Burnett
  6. Peter Ebdon v Stuart Bingham
  7. Stephen Hendry v Joe Perry
  8. Mark Selby v Jimmy Robertson
  9. Mark Williams v Ryan Day
  10. Jamie Cope v Andrew Pagett
  11. Mark Allen v Matthew Stevens
  12. Stephen Maguire v Barry Hawkins
  13. Shaun Murphy v Marcus Campbell
  14. Ronnie O’Sullivan v Dominic Dale
  15. Ricky Walden v Rory McLeod
  16. John Higgins v Stephen Lee

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  • 2 thoughts on “Snooker: 2011 World Championship 1st Round Draw Decided”

    1. thinking of having a bet, looking at the 1st round matches above does that mean that for example Cope will play Junhui in the next round if they both win, because it is set out differently on bet365


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