Captain Carter Wins General Cup

Ali Carter has won the 2014 General Cup after overcoming Shaun Murphy in a thrilling final 7-6 in Hong Kong. It completes a remarkable comeback for the ‘Captain’, who was diagnosed with lung cancer in May and has been fighting the illness in the subsequent months. Carter was initially supposed[Read More…]

Murphy Wins Bulgarian Open

Shaun Murphy won the 2014 Bulgarian Open after a dominant Sunday display in Sofia. The 2005 world champion began the day in confident fashion, scoring heavily in a 4-0 whitewash over Jimmy White, and became the big favourite after overcoming world champion Mark Selby to reach the semi-finals. In the last[Read More…]

Shanghai Delight for Bingham

Stuart Bingham has won the 2014 Shanghai Masters after thrashing  Mark Allen 10-3 in China. The final didn’t live up to any expectation and was a dour affair throughout that suffered from a lot of drawn out, scrappy frames that were bereft of good play. England’s Bingham didn’t play that[Read More…]

Allen Wins Paul Hunter Classic

Mark Allen put behind him the disappointment of failing to win the Riga Open earlier this month by capturing the Paul Hunter Classic title with a 4-2 victory over Judd Trump on Sunday. The Northern Irishman had led Mark Selby 3-0 in Latvia’s final only to be narrowly pipped to[Read More…]

PTC Snooker Event Winners

Riga Open Success for Selby

Mark Selby walked away with the inaugural Riga Open title on Sunday evening after a fittingly thrilling climax to what was an entertaining event in Latvia. The world champion returned after the summer break to collect another trophy in style by coming from 3-0 down to opponent Mark Allen in[Read More…]