Rocket faces his nemesis on world launchpad
Scotland’s John Higgins will begin the defence of his world snooker championship title against China’s Liang Wenbo, but the pick of the first-round draw sees Ronnie O’Sullivan face Peter Ebdon.
Ebdon is the player all the seeds wanted to avoid. He won the China Open at the start of April and followed that with a 10-0 demolition of Alfie Burden in the final qualifying round of the world championship last night.
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