Players Championship: Wales' Ryan Day to face Mark Selby in Llandudno
Welshman Ryan Day has been drawn against World champion Mark Selby in the first round of the Players Championship in Llandudno.
Day, who lost to Barry Hawkins in the World Grand Prix final in February, will be the sole Welsh representative.
Five-time World Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan will be in action on Monday evening, facing Liang Wenbo.
Welsh Open champion Stuart Bingham will be in first round action against Anthony Hamilton on Monday evening.
Shaun Murphy, who won his first ranking title of the season on Sunday with victory over Judd Trump in the final of the Gibraltar Open, faces Ali Carter.
The Ladbrokes Players Championship, which runs from 6-12 March, features the top 16 players on this season’s one-year ranking list.
Players Championship – First Round Draw
Stuart Bingham v Anthony Hamilton
Ronnie O’Sullivan v Liang Wenbo
Mark Selby v Ryan Day
Marco Fu v Anthony McGill
Barry Hawkins v Neil Robertson
Judd Trump v Mark King
Ding Junhui v John Higgins
Ali Carter v Shaun Murphy