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First Day Defeat for Ireland

The Republic of Ireland suffered a shock 3-2 defeat to Pakistan in the opening day of the Snooker World Cup in Thailand today. Despite a century each from Ken Doherty and Fergal O’Brien, the Dublin duo lost three scrappy frames to lose their first group stage encounter. Indeed, Pakistan’s Sahid[Read More…]

Selby Wins Wuxi Classic

Mark Selby edged World Cup team-mate Ali Carter 9-7 to win the fourth annual Wuxi Classic in China today. The world number 3 found himself behind in the match on only one occasion as he kept his English compatriot at bay for the majority of the contest. Both Selby and[Read More…]

English Duo into Final

World Cup team-mates Ali Carter and Mark Selby beat last year’s finalists to progress to the final of the Wuxi Classic in China. Carter enjoyed a relatively comfortable 6-3 victory over defending champion Shaun Murphy but his countryman was made to work a lot harder in a deciding frame defeat[Read More…]

Ding Disposes of Maguire

Home favourite Ding Junhui was made to work hard but eventually overcame Stephen Maguire 5-4 to progress to the semi-finals of the Wuxi Classic in China. Ding grew up in Wuxi so naturally had the bulk of the support but the partisan crowd were treated to an entertaining battle that[Read More…]

Early Exit for Stevens

Matthew Stevens was the only higher ranked player to be defeated in the opening round of the Wuxi Classic as he was beaten by Yu Delu 5-4 today. Welshman Stevens enjoyed a successful season last year, highlighted by his return to the winner’s enclosure by claiming the Championship League and[Read More…]

World Cup: Dark Horses

The eight seeds have been assessed but now it is time to look at three of the other twelve teams that may contend in the upcoming Snooker World Cup in Thailand. Thailand 1 As host nation, Thailand has been given the privilege of sending a pair of two-man teams –[Read More…]

Wuxi Classic Preview

The 2011 Wuxi Classic commences in the early hours of tomorrow morning as eight of the Top 16 in the world rankings contest the annual invitational tournament. Now in its fourth year, the Wuxi Classic has become a recognised World Snooker event and continues to attract star names across the[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the World Snooker Championship – won by Mark Selby.

1. Judd Trump
2. Mark Selby
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Shaun Murphy
6. Kyren Wilson
7. John Higgins
8. Ding Junhui
9. Stephen Maguire
10. Yan Bingtao
11. Mark Williams
12. Mark Allen
13. Barry Hawkins
14. Jack Lisowski
15. Stuart Bingham
16. Anthony McGill

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