Welsh Open Snooker: Lee Walker delighted after beating Neil Robertson

Lee Walker pulled off a shock in the Welsh Open second round as he came from 3-1 down to beat world number seven Neil Robertson 4-3.

Former world champion and 2016 finalist Robertson made 143 – the highest break of the tournament – on the way to a two-frame lead before Walker came back.

The Welshman, ranked 94, won the next three straight frames to seal victory.

Meanwhile, 15-year-old Welsh schoolboy Jackson Page reached the last 32 with a 4-3 win against John Astley.

It is the teenage amateur’s second win in the tournament after beating Jason Weston 3-1 in round one on Monday.

Page will now play the winner of the second round match between world number four Judd Trump and Alex Borg.

Elsewhere, Ross Muir thrashed Marco Fu 4-0 while Anthony Hamilton beat Jamie Cope 4-1 to set up a third-round tie against Craig Steadman, who defeated Sam Baird.

World Grand Prix finalist Ryan Day was knocked out by Thailand’s Thepchaiya Un-Nooh, who reached the third round of the tournament for the first time.

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