Live Snooker: UK Championship

Day One

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The second most prestigious ranking tournament on the calendar gets under way at the Telford International Centre, with the opening first-round matches. Ding Junhui won the title last year with a 10-8 victory over John Higgins in the final, and Ding is among the seeds in action this afternoon against Matthew Stevens, with Mark Selby v Ricky Walden, Neil Robertson v Rory McLeod and Higgins v Stephen Lee also taking place. Presented by Hazel Irvine, with analysis by Steve Davis and John Parrott.