TERRY Griffiths breezed into the last 32 of the #325,000 Mercantile

Credit Classic at Bournemouth's International Centre yesterday with a

comprehensive 5-0 whitewash of Roger Bales. The 44-year-old Welshman

finished in style with successive centuries of 104 and 128. Steve James,

Tony Drago, and Gary Wilkinson are among those in action in this

afternoon's fourth round, with Scots Stephen Hendry and Paul McPhillips

meeting English opponents Bob Harris and Joe Johnson respectively.

Fourth-round results:

S Murphy (Rep of Ire) beat P Francisco (SA) 5-3; J McLaughlin (N Ire)

beat T Jones (Eng)

5-4; N Bond (Eng) beat A Hamilton (Eng) 5-2; T Griffiths (Wal) beat R

Bales (Eng) 5-0; J Ferguson (Eng) beat M Bennett (Wal) 5-3; M Hallett

(Eng) beat W King (Aus) 5-2; B Chaperon (Can) beat K Stevens (Can) 5-0;

N Foulds (Eng) beat N Gilbert (Eng) 5-1.