LUKE ‘The Nuke’ Littler now knows who stands in his way of reaching the last 32 of the Ladbrokes UK Open in Minehead this evening.

The first three rounds have taken place at the Butlin’s Resort this afternoon, with the top 32 players in the world now getting in on the act tonight.

At the conclusion of the third round, the fourth-round draw was made and it features the 17-year-old Warrington superstar going up against James Wade.

Their clash will be one of the four matches taking place on the main stage from 7pm, with games to be shown live on ITV4.

The £600,000 event, which started out with 158 players, will continue on Saturday and Sunday.

Ladbrokes UK Open fourth round draw, evening session from 7pm, Friday, March 1, 2024:

Main Stage

Josh Payne v Andrew Gilding

Michael van Gerwen v Mensur Suljovic

James Wade v Luke Littler

Dirk van Duijvenbode v Luke Humphries

Stage Two

Danny Noppert v Gabriel Clemens

Michael Smith v Joe Cullen

Simon Whitlock v Damon Heta

Gerwyn Price v Martin Schindler

Stage Three

Ryan Searle v Graham Usher

Kevin Doets v Daniel Klose

Ross Smith v Daryl Gurney

Scott Mitchell v Nathan Aspinall

Stage Four

Ryan Meikle v Brett Claydon

Benjamin Reus v Jose de Sousa

Chris Dobey v Mickey Mansell

Danny Lauby v Stephen Bunting

Stage Five

Scott Williams v Ricky Evans

Kim Huybrechts v Keane Barry

Rowby-John Rodriguez v Rob Cross

Cameron Menzies v Gary Anderson

Stage Six

Raymond van Barneveld v Luke Woodhouse

Jonny Clayton v Tim Wolters

Leonard Gates v Martin Lukeman

Brendan Dolan v Dimitri Van den Bergh

Stage Seven

Gian van Veen v Florian Hempel

Mike De Decker v Richard Veenstra

Nick Kenny v Dave Chisnall

Krzysztof Ratajski v Adam Gawlas

Stage Eight

Joshua Richardson v Peter Wright

Josh Rock v Patrick Geeraets

Mervyn King v Ricardo Pietreczko

Vincent van der Voort v Boris Krcmar