Both players overcame high calibre opposition with 6-4 wins but it’s Scotman Dott who can continue; a similarly close 6-4 to him is 7/1 at Stan James.
Neil Robertson was the only player from the top 8 to make it past Round 1 as Shaun Murphy (seeded succumbed to Jamie Cope.
Cope is back in action again today and is 17/20 fav (Betdaq) to beat Mark King. The matches have the bookies running confused as they pit surprise winner against surprise winner. King is 6/5 at 888sport.