BOWLS: Brett off and running at World Indoor Bowls Championships
- Credit: James Bass
Huntingdonshire star Nicky Brett launched his bid for a second world indoor singles crown in successful style yesterday.
Brett beat fellow Englishman Andy Squire 9-3, 6-4 at the Potters Resort in Norfolk.
He will now face six-time champion Alex Marshall in the second round on Thursday.
The Scotsman was taken to a tie-break by New Zealand qualifier Ray Martin in his opening outing yesterday, but eventually prevailed 11-2, 7-8, 2-0.
Brett will also lock horns with Marshall on Monday in the pairs final.
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Brett and Greg Harlow take on Marshall and his partner Paul Foster in the showpiece clash of that event.
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