Ladies champion to play Robertson

SNOOKER: Nine-time world ladies’ champion Reanne Evans will play world No2 Neil Robertson in the last 64 of Wuxi Classic in China next month.

Evans, 27, beat Thailand’s Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5-4 in yesterday’s qualifier, fighting back from 3-0 down. She said: “It’s the best result of my career so far. Hopefully this will show other women what can be done in snooker.”