Ronnie O'Sullivan through to second round

Ronnie O'Sullivan of England poses with the trophy and his son Ronnie after beating Barry Hawkins of England to win the Betfair World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre on May 6, 2013
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Ronnie O'Sullivan breezes past teenager Rhys Clark 6-0 in the first round of the UK Championship in York.

Ronnie O'Sullivan has progressed to the second round of the UK Championship with a comfortable 6-0 victory over Rhys Clark.

The 37-year-old enjoyed runs of 82 and 71 inside the first three frames and capitalised on errors made by the 19-year-old Scottish amateur throughout the contest at the Barbican Centre in York.

O'Sullivan, who last won the UK Championship in 2007, will take on Adam Duffy in the second round.

Graeme Dott of Scotland also progressed in the tournament with a narrow 6-5 victory over Nigel Bond.

The 36-year-old will take on Ali Carter in his next match after the Englishman got the better of his compatriot Jimmy Robertson 6-0.

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