NEIL ROBERTSON’S AUSTRALIA RANT ABOVE: Neil Robertson is not happy with the decision of the snooker chiefs A lot of players were disappointed with the location. If there is a hotbed in Australia for snooker, it is in Melbourne. NEIL ROBERTSON thinks snooker chiefs have blundered Down Under The world No.1 is the main attraction at his home Australian Open, which starts tomorrow in the remote city of Bendigo. But the tournament has been snubbed by eight of the world’s top 16 players – plus Ronnie O’Sullivan. And Robertson, 31, fears the event may be binned ­following a three-year run. He said: “A lot of players were disappointed with the location. “If there is a hotbed in Australia for snooker, it is in Melbourne.”