Four heavy-hitters will contest the International Championship semi-finals as the second ranking event of the new season reaches its business end in China.
There are eight people left in the hunt with the International Championship quarter-finals set for Thursday in China.
Judd Trump beat Joe Perry 6-2 in the last 16 of the International Championship – a win that guarantees he will regain snooker’s world number one position.
Ding Junhui delighted his faithful following with a straightforward 6-1 victory over Xiao Guodong to reach the last 16 of the International Championship on Tuesday.
Mark Allen secured a second successive 6-1 victory as he maintained a strong start to his 2019 Daqing defence of the International Championship.
Judd Trump began his first campaign as a world champion with a 6-3 victory over Jordan Brown in the 2019 International Championship in Daqing on Sunday.
The second ranking event of the season gets under way on Sunday with the International Championship draw returning to Daqing in China.
It’s Friday, which means a look back at some of the snooker news you may have missed over the last seven days.
It’s already the eighth month of the year and we can begin to look forward to more snooker in August as the new season gathers some momentum.