It was a record-extending tenth victory in the tournament for the world number one.
Tag: Reanne Evans
The Northern Irishman came from behind to advance to the next round.
After a 17-year absence the tournament returns to the calendar.
There will be a random draw for each round of the returning ranking event.
The first action of the new season will take place at the Morningside Arena in Leicester.
As usual, there will a number of top-ups in the preliminary section of the draw.
The top two players in World Women’s Snooker will receive two-year tour cards.
The fast-paced tournament will have a very different outlook this year while being played behind closed doors.
The Queen’s Birthday Honours were announced on Friday with the English snooker star among those listed.