The pair rounded off week one at the Morningside Arena.
The Englishman is bidding to go far in the event in his home city.
The tournament will return to the snooker calendar in August.
The Hawk got his 2021/22 campaign off to a decent start.
The Rocket joined the Main Tour at the beginning of the 1992/93 campaign.
The Swiss rolled over his round-robin opponents.
It was the first day of the 2021/22 snooker season.
The action for the new term gets under way on Sunday in Leicester.
The first action of the new season will take place at the Morningside Arena in Leicester.