Musselburgh’s Ross Muir lost out to Nottingham’s Anthony Hamilton in the opening round of qualifying for the German Masters snooker at the Metrodome in Barnsley.
The 18-year-old made a promising start, winning the opening two frames, but he then lost the next four to trail 4-2. Muir made an excellent break of 102 in he seventh frame but Hamilton pocketed the next frame to secure a 5-3 victory.
Meanwhile, Bonnyrigg snooker professional Michael Leslie faces tour opposition today when he meets world No. 8 Shaun Murphy from England.
Locarno Snooker Club’s Scott Donaldson will be hoping for revenge when he meets England’s Joe Perry. Perry defeated Donaldson at the last-32 stage of the UK championship last week.