Crucible qualifiers in Sheffield

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The qualifying rounds for snooker’s Betfair World Championship finals at the Crucible, Sheffield start at the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield tomorrow and run until April 14.

Jimmy White will face either Tian Pengfei or Martin O’Donnell in his opening match and will then have to beat Xiao Guodong and Robert Milkins to make it to the Crucible.

Steve Davis will meet either Craig Steadman, David Grace or Kurt Maflin, and if he wins his first match he’ll take on fellow former champion Peter Ebdon in the final round.

Belgium’s Luca Brecel, who became the youngest player ever to compete at the Crucible last year, faces Fraser Patrick in his first match this time.

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