Riga Masters: Mark Williams out after second-round Zhang Yong loss in Latvia

Mark Williams won the World Snooker Championship in May 2018
Mark Williams won the World Snooker Championship in May 2018

World champion Mark Williams lost 4-3 to Zhang Yong in the second round of the Riga Masters.

Fellow Welshmen Jamie Jones and Michael White also lost in Latvia on Saturday, Jones slumping 4-0 to Chris Wakelin and White going down 4-1 against Joe Perry.

In the first round, defending champion Ryan Day was beaten 4-3 by Ali Carter, while Lee Walker lost to Joe O'Connor.

The biggest upset of the first round saw Barry Hawkins bow out with a 4-3 loss to Li Hang.

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