BLETCHLEY: Pakistan’s professional snooker player Asjad Iqbal will take on England’s Mark Joyce in British Open 2022 qualifiers on August 13.
National cueist Asjad, who became the second Pakistani player after Muhammad Asif to turn pro in June this year following his exceptional run in the Q School Asia-Oceania, will be starting his World Snooker Tour (WST) campaign on August 13.
As the British Open 2022 qualifiers commenced on Tuesday, 80 cueists from around the world will be in action, in a bid to make it to the main round, comprising significant names in the sport.
Qualifiers for the @CazooUK British Open start this morning and run until Sunday!
Mink Nutcharut and Stephen Hendry are among those in action today 👇 #BritishOpen
— World Snooker Tour (@WeAreWST) August 9, 2022
The qualifiers for the event will take place from August 9 to August 14, while another Pakistan professional cueist Muhammad Asif was missing from the initial draws.
It is apropos to mention here that the main round of British Open 2022 will embark on September 26 and will conclude on October 2. China’s Zhao Xintong will be defending his title.