SNOOKER: Perry makes the last eight in Latvia
Joe Perry reached the quarter-finals in the first world ranking tournament of the season, the Kaspersky Riga Masters in Latvia.
The Chatteris potter came through three rounds before suffering a 4-0 exit at the hands of in-form Ryan Day, who went on to beat Stephen Maguire 5-2 in yesterday’s final.
In the first round Perry edged through 4-3 against David Gilbert compiling breaks of 55, 56 and 58 and then in round two he breezed past Tian Pengfei 4-0, winning the last frame with a 129 clearance.
Next up was Paul Davison and Perry won a low-scoring match 4-1.