Paul Hunter Classic

The fourth Players Tour Championship event of the season commences this week as the circuit heads¬†outside England for the first time in the minor-ranking event series. The tournament, perhaps better known as the Paul Hunter Classic, takes place in Furth, Germany over the weekend as the momentum for the 2011/12[Read More…]

Woollaston Reaps Rewards

Ben Woollaston’s shock victory in Players Tour Championship event 3 yesterday highlighted the strength and depth that snooker currently enjoys. The Englishman beat former world champion Graeme Dott in the final to become the fourth different winner of tournaments this season following Ronnie O’Sullivan and Judd Trump’s successes in the[Read More…]

Doherty Makes Progress in PTC3

Ken Doherty continued his early season resurgence as he made the last 16 of the third players tour championship event of the season. The former world champion made the semi-finals of the Australian Open last month and furthered his good form in Sheffield. The former world number two beat Martin[Read More…]

Premier League

The 2011 Premier League gets under way this Thursday as ten tournament champions from last season contest a revised format of the invitational event. In recent years, seven players played each other once in a best of 6 format with points awarded for a win or draw and nothing for[Read More…]

Hearn Fury at Brazil Absentees

Barry Hearn has launched a scathing attack on several of the top professionals in the sport. The chairman of World Snooker Ltd. sent letters out to the entire circuit bemoaning those that failed to accept invitations to the upcoming Brazilian Masters. The inaugural staging of the tournament does not carry[Read More…]

Judd Trump wins PTC2

Judd Trump put on a spectacular display to beat Ding Junhui 4-0 and claim the second Players Tour Championship event of the new campaign. Trump had begun the season in inconspicuous form after defeats in the opening rounds of PTC 1 and the Australian Open earlier in the summer. However,[Read More…]

O’Sullivan on Course for Double

Ronnie O’Sullivan remained on track for a Players Tour Championship double as he reached the last 16 of PTC 2 at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. The former world number one, who claimed the first PTC event of the new season in June, endured the tougher side of[Read More…]

Stylish Jak Jones Stars at PTC2

Amateur Jak Jones produced a stunning day’s snooker to knock out three professionals and reach the fourth round of Players Tour Championship 2 at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. Welshman Jones had already emerged through two preliminary qualifying rounds before the first round proper and he was intent[Read More…]

World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the British Open – won by Mark Williams.

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

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