Below is the World Snooker Championship schedule for day nine at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
The world number one was pushed all the way as the defense of this title continues.
The three-time champion edged Stuart Bingham in a tense battle of the former Crucible winners.
Judd Trump continues his reign on Thursday when he takes on Yan Bingtao in the second round. There have been a total of 21 different defending champions in the World Snooker Championship since the inaugural staging at the Crucible Theatre. Ray Reardon was the returning champ in 1977, having prevailed[Read More…]
The perfect break represents the first maximum made at the Crucible Theatre since 2012.
The “Pinner Potter” is into the second round at the Crucible for the first time since 2011.
Is the famous hoodoo going to be lifted in 2020?
Allen compiled five century breaks, but that wasn’t enough against the Crucible rookie.
The “Magician” couldn’t find the magic touch as he bowed out at the opening hurdle for the third time in five years.