|The 2021 BetVictor Welsh Open|
|Dates: 15-21 February Venue: Celtic Manor Resort, Newport|
|Coverage: Watch live on BBC Two Wales, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, BBC Sport website and the BBC Sport app. Highlights on BBC Two Wales, online and the BBC Red Button.|
Home favourite Mark Williams is through to the last 16 of the Welsh Open after defeating England's Joe Perry 4-2 in Thursday's morning session in Newport.
But his compatriot Ryan Day, winner of the Snooker Shoot Out last week, is out after a 4-1 defeat to Shaun Murphy.
World number one Judd Trump made a surprise exit after he was beaten 4-2 by world number 38 Hossein Vafaei.
Scotland's John Higgins is also out after losing 4-3 to England's Ali Carter.
Mark Selby, who lost the Shoot Out final to Day, is through to round four after a 4-3 win over Joe O'Connor.
Masters champion Yan Bingtaob also progressed at the Celtic Manor after a 4-1 win against Xiao Guodong.
Scotland's Stephen Maguire secured his spot with a 4-2 victory over England's Matthew Selt while Ronnie O'Sullivan cruised through with a quickfire 4-0 win over Martin Gould secured with a rapid break of 138.
Results from Day Four
Anthony McGill (Sco) 3-4 Barry Hawkins (Eng)
Martin O'Donnell (Eng) 2-4 Pang Junxu (Chn)
Matthew Selt (Eng) 2-4 Stephen Maguire (Sco)
Mark Selby (Eng) 4-3 Joe O'Connor (Eng)
Yan Bingtao (Chn) 4-1 Xiao Guodong (Chn)
Jordan Brown (NIr) 4-3 Alexander Ursenbacher (Ger)
Jak Jones (Wal) 2-4 Mark King (Eng)
Mark Williams (Wal) 4-2 Joe Perry (Eng)
Shaun Murphy (Eng) 4-1 Ryan Day (Wal)
Zhou Yelong (Chn) 4-2 David Gilbert (Eng)
Judd Trump (Eng) 2-4 Hossein Vafaei (Irn)
Ricky Walden (Eng) 2-4 Jack Lisowski (Eng)
Tom Ford (Eng) 4-3 Kyren Wilson (Eng)
Mark Allen (NIr) 4-3 Scott Donaldson (Sco)
Martin Gould (Eng) 0-4 Ronnie O'Sullivan (Eng)
John Higgins (Sco) 3-4 Ali Carter (Eng)
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