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.
The Scot reached the quarter-final in 2015 when he knocked then defending champion Mark Selby out in Sheffield.
The “Rocket” launched into the second round with a routine opening outing at the Crucible Theatre.
The Australian won the last five frames of his first-round contest on Sunday.