Sport in Short: Snooker

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The Independent Online
STEPHEN HENDRY, the world champion, was beaten 5-3 by Tony Chappel of Wales in the third round of the Rothmans Grand Prix at Reading last night. Chappel is ranked 52 in the world. Hendry has won the tournament for the past two years.

ROTHMANS GRAND PRIX (Reading): Third round: J Parrott (Eng) bt J Birch (Eng) 5-1, J Wattana (Thai) bt M Price (Eng) 5-3, N Bond (Eng) bt D McLellan (Sco) 5-0; S James (Eng) bt S Lanigan (Eng) 5-2; N Terry (Eng) bt T Drago (Mal) 5-1; T Griffiths (Wal) bt L Dodd (Eng) 5-3; P Ebdon (Eng) bt P Francisco (SA) 5-2; T Chappel (Wal) bt S Hendry (Sco) 5-3.