Riga Masters: Reigning champion Robertson stunned by professional debutant Kleckers as new season begins

Neil Robertson was stunned in Riga as World number 96 Lukas Kleckers dumped him out of the traditional season curtain-raiser in the German's first professional contest. Bingham also departs after lacklustre opening display Despite leading 2-1 and 3-2, Robertson could not hold off the 21-year old who held his nerve with an excellent final frame decider break of 83 after only turning professional several weeks ago. 2015 World Champion Stuart Bingham was another big name to end up on the receiving end of a surprise result as Mark Davis knocked him out of the competition with a 4-0 victory. Both former Crucible heroes will now have to head back to the practice tables after weeks of preparation slipped away. Yet the number three and five seeds were not the only top twenty players to show a level of shady form. Michael White was also on the receiving end of a 4-0 defeat to Sam Baird,...
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