Barry Hawkins and Ding Junhui were among the latest high profile casualty at the Wuxi Classic in China.
Stephen Lee’s future will be decided by an independent tribunal hearing on September 9 following charges of match-fixing.
World number three Judd Trump was beaten 5-2 by Li Hang at the Wuxi Open ranking event in China.
Reanne Evans lost 5-2 to Zhu Yinghui in a wild card qualifier at the Wuxi Classic ranking event in China.
Reanne Evans hopes her participation in the Wuxi Classic ranking event will help raise the profile of women in the sport.
Joe Perry defeated world number two Mark Selby 4-1 to win the AT1 event in Yixing, China.
John Higgins overcame top seed Neil Robertson to win the Bulgarian Open in Sofia.
Ronnie O'Sullivan won his first three matches at the Bulgarian Open, but Judd Trump went out.
Former world champion Neil Robertson progressed to the fourth round of the Bulgarian Open on an action-packed opening day.
Jimmy White's bid to reach the Australian Goldfields Open ended with a 5-1 defeat to Ben Woollaston in qualifying.
Round-up: Jimmy White navigated the penultimate round of qualifying with a 5-3 win over Yu Delu in Gloucester.
Results from qualifying for the Australian Open snooker tournament.
Shaun Murphy became the latest big name to crash out of the Wuxi Classic qualifiers in Gloucester.
Neil Robertson hit a maximum 147 break in Wuxi Classic qualifying and will face nine-time world ladies champion Reanne Evans.
Ronnie O'Sullivan has pulled out of the Wuxi Classic qualifiers, while world number one Mark Selby was knocked out.
England’s Chris Wakelin earned a place on the World Snooker Tour after opponent Adam Wicheard accidentally snapped his cue.