|Venue: Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Dates:16 April-2 May
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Defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan has been drawn against Pang Junxu in the World Championship first round.
O’Sullivan will seek an eighth world title – which would be a record in the modern era – after beating Judd Trump in last year’s final to equal Stephen Hendry’s tally of seven.
More to follow.