Jimmy White sets up Judd Trump clash at China open after qualifying win

Legend White wins wildcard match to set up showdown with Trump in China

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11:28 GMT, 26 March 2012

Snooker legend Jimmy White has booked a first-round China Open clash with Judd Trump after coming through his qualifying game.

Wildcard: Jimmy White will play Judd Trump in China

Wildcard: Jimmy White will play Judd Trump in China

The Whirlwind saw off Omar Alkojah 5-3 in his wildcard game, teeing up a meeting with Bristolian Trump later in the week.

Another experienced campaigner, Mark King, also progressed through his wildcard match, beating Zhu Yinghui by the same scoreline.

King will now take on former world champion Graeme Dott in the first round.

Nottingham's Michael Holt was unable to make the cut, though, losing 5-3 to Li Hang – the local favourite rewarded with a tie against world number one Mark Selby.

In Monday morning's first-round match, Neil Robertson edged a tight affair with Jamie Cope 5-4 to move through to the last 16.

Later on Monday, seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry takes on Martin Gould, while there are three more wildcards with Peter Ebdon facing Lu Haotian, Ben Woollaston taking on Chen Feiliong and Jamie Jones metting Lu Ning.