Snooker - Ding, Doherty, Fu and Day enjoy wins at Asian PTC

Ding Junhui, Ken Doherty, Marco Fu and Ryan Day all enjoyed wins at the third Asian Players Tour Championship event in Zhengzhou City, China.

Ireland's 2007 world champion Ken Doherty downed Liu Ren 4-1 and Ryan Day completed a 4-2 win over Chen Jiajian to reach the last 64.

Fu completed a 4-1 win over Li Yuan to move into the last 32 and was joined by Ding Junhui, who made 14 reds and blacks only to miss the chance of a maximum by missing the final red, in his routine 4-0 win over Chinese compatriot Wang Zepeng.

Matthew Stevens, Stuart Bingham, Ricky Walden, Dominic Dale and Jimmy White are amongst those who start their campaigns on Wednesday with the top seven from the Asian PTC order of merit qualifying for the season's grand finals in March.

Tuesday's results

Round 2

Zhang Yang 4-2 Zhang Dongtao

Ding Junhui 4-0 Wang Zepeng (a) - Ding missed the last red on the way to a max.

Mei Xiwen 4-1 Tian Pengfei

Marco Fu 4-1 Li Yuan

Round 1

Andrew Higginson 4-1 Niu Zhuang

Barry Pinches 4-1 Ben Harrison

Ryan Day 4-2 Chan Ka Kin

Ken Doherty 4-1 Liu Ren

Fung Kwok Wai 4-0 Liu Jiaming

Zhao Xintong 4-0 Wang Jun

Ji Zhijun 4-1 Xiong Jun

Fang Xiongman 4-0 Li Yujin

Hu Hao 4-2 Yang Qingtian

Ma Tingpeng 4-1 Lei Zhen