World Open: Mark Allen exits from China occasion after 5-3 defeat by Daniel Wells

World quantity three Mark Allen exited the World Open in China on the first-round stage after shedding 5-3 to Daniel Wells in Yushan.

Wells gained the opening two scrappy frames earlier than a break of 72 helped Northern Eire’s Allen draw degree at 2-2.

Breaks of 63 and 78 put Wells 4-2 up however Allen minimize the margin with a run of 103.

Nonetheless, Eightieth-ranked Welshman Wells sealed victory with one other 63 break.

Allen has gained three occasions this season, together with final month’s Gamers Championship in Telford.

World quantity two Judd Trump had breaks of 130 and 108 as he clinched a gap 5-2 win over Malaysia’s Rory Thor.

England’s Trump gained the event final time it was held in 2019 and can hope to defend that title following its return to the tour after a four-year hiatus as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

Belgian world champion Luca Brecel produced breaks of 131, 100 and 94 to achieve the final 32 as he overcame Thailand’s Manasawin Phetmalaikul 5-1.

England’s Shaun Murphy edged a 5-3 win over China’s Xu Si whereas Ali Carter had the identical victory margin over Louis Heathcote helped by breaks of 114 and 135.

Mark Selby was given a gap walkover as Adam Duffy withdrew whereas Ronnie O’Sullivan will probably be in motion towards Michael White on Tuesday.

Allen’s fellow countryman Jordan Brown will even be in first-round motion on Tuesday when he faces England’s Chris Wakelin.

Brown reached the primary spherical after a 5-1 win over China’s Lan Yuhao in his last qualifying match.

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