Snooker

Cheltenham’s Jack Lisowski through to last 32 of UK Snooker Championships after 6-2 victory over Peter Ebdon

Jack Lisowski has made it through the first round of the 2019 UK Snooker Championships, defeating Peter Ebdon 6-2.

The Cheltenham-born star stormed into a 4-0 lead before Ebdon fought back, but Lisowski got over the line to take his first win over the two-time UK champion.

Jack Lisowski’s 86 in the fourth frame was the highest score of the match

It’s the third year in a row the 28-year old has made the second round in York and he will be hoping to push further than the fourth round he managed in 2018.

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Lisowski will face Yan Bingtao on Tuesday evening after the Chinese teenager brushed past Stuart Carrington, also 6-2.

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