The 26-year-old potter from Dudley thumped Ronnie Kralj 4-0 to move into the second round, where she will now play Jamie Gibson.
Bigger names, including world number one Mark Selby, enter the fray at the third-round stage of the competition, which concludes on Sunday.
Round one results:
Adam Bobat 2-4 Alex Taubman
Ronnie Kralj 0-4 Reanne Evans
Long Wang 1-4 Thomas Wealthy
Robert Tickner 1-4 Hans Blanckaert
Alex Davies 0-4 Gary Wilson
Allan Taylor 4-2 Kyren Wilson
Ian Brumby 4-2 Harvey Chandler
Andrew Milliard 4-1 Brandon Sargeant
James Gillespie 4-0 Danny Brindle
Lloyd Condron 2-4 Steven Hallworth
George Marter 3-4 Darrell Whitworth
Jack Bradford 0-4 Ricky Norris