Tournaments

Murphy and Selby for World Open Glory

Mark Selby and Shaun Murphy will contest the Haikou World Open final after both emerging from their semi-finals with 6-4 victories on Saturday. The English duo have won seven ranking event titles between them but it is perhaps their failure to land more that has curtailed their careers somewhat. The[Read More…]

China Open Qualifiers Start Today

The qualifying round – technically the first round – of the China Open takes place today, tomorrow and Tuesday in Gloucester. Most of the top 128 professionals in the world are competing in an effort to win the one match required to book their place on the flight to Beijing[Read More…]

Morris Through to World Open

The last snooker action of 2013 took place during the last two days as the World Open field was whittled down to 64 in Barnsley. The previous two days had seen the same scenario take place for the German Masters and, similarly, there were very few of what you would[Read More…]

China Open Second Round

The last 16 of the China Open takes place today in Beijing as the field in the penultimate event of the season whittles itself down to eight. UK and Masters champion Mark Selby produced a scintillating performance yesterday to hammer Mark King 5-1 with the aid of three centuries and[Read More…]

China Open Preview

The penultimate world ranking event of the 2012/13 season gets under way today with the China Open in Beijing. Peter Ebdon is the defending champion after a heroic effort saw him pip Stephen Maguire in last year’s final 10-9. The encounter started off under dour circumstances with only six of[Read More…]

World Open Qualifiers Commence

The Haikou World Open qualifiers got under way today as the final action of 2012 comes to a head in Sheffield. As per usual, 16 players will earn their right to fly over to China in a few months time for the tournament that in its inaugural staging was won[Read More…]

Allen and Lee for World Open

Mark Allen will bid for his first ranking title after coming from three behind with four to play to beat Mark Selby 6-5 in the World Open semi-finals. His opponent in Hainan will be Stephen Lee, who continues his resurgence by reaching his first ranking event final in six years[Read More…]

Seeds Routed in World Open

Only half of the Top 16 players remain in the Haikou World Open after the conclusion of the last 32 today in China. Mark Williams, Matthew Stevens, Stephen Maguire and Martin Gould joined Ding Junhui and Stuart Bingham on the losers list as well as absentees Ronnie O’Sullivan and Ali[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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