Hendry qualifies

Hendry qualifies for World Open
By Eurosport

15/01/2012 at 06:03Updated 15/01/2012 at 06:38

Stephen Hendry made it through to the Haikou World Open with a win over Mike Dunn in qualifying in Sheffield.

Hendry beat Dunn 5-2 to earn a spot in the tournament, which will take place from February 27 to March 4 in Hainan, China.

Marco Fu also made it into the draw with a 5-2 win over Matthew Selt, but Ryan Day lost out on a spot as he was whitewashed 5-0 by Rob Milkins.

World number 82 Sam Baird sprang the biggest shock of the day, coming through a thriller against world number 17 to win 5-4 and make the main draw of the tournament.

Barry Hawkins also came through a close match, beating Ian McCulloch 5-4.

Final qualifying round results

Marco Fu 5-2 Matthew Selt 

Jamie Cope 5-1 Jamie Burnett 

Mark Davis 4-5 Sam Baird 

Ryan Day 0-5 Rob Milkins 

Barry Hawkins 5-4 Ian McCulloch 

Marcus Campbell 5-3 Alfie Burden 

Stephen Hendry 5-2 Mike Dunn 

Rory McLeod 3-5 Jimmy Robertson 

Dominic Dale 5-4 Dave Harold 

Mark King 5-4 Liang Wenbo 

Tom Ford 5-4 Jamie Jones 

Andrew Higginson 5-3 Yu Delu 

Joe Perry 5-1 Anthony Hamilton 

Ricky Walden 5-4 Gerard Greene 

Peter Ebdon 3-5 Michael Holt 

Fergal O'Brien 4-5 Nigel Bond