Tag: Ali Carter

Carter Wins CL Group 2

Ali Carter has joined John Higgins in the Winners Group of the 2013 Championship League after victory in the second group at Crondon Park. Like Higgins in the opening group stage, Carter dominated proceedings over the two-day contest by winning five of his six round-robin matches to top the league.[Read More…]

Murphy Comeback Stuns Carter

Shaun Murphy produced a mesmerizing comeback to beat Ali Carter 9-8 – taking the last five frames in a remarkable turnaround to reach the UK Championship final in York. In an encounter of the absolute highest quality from start to finish, World Championship runner-up Carter appeared set to reach his[Read More…]

Brecel Bows out to Murphy

Shaun Murphy narrowly beat Luca Brecel 6-5 in a match of huge drama to reach the semi-finals of the UK Championship in York. After sharing the opening eight frames in a topsy-turvy affair, Brecel took the lead in the ninth as it became evident that his more experienced opponent was[Read More…]

Allen Wins Antwerp Open

Mark Allen claimed his first PTC title with a convincing 4-1 victory over Mark Selby in the Antwerp Open, Belgium. The Northern Irishman was in scintillating form and treated a capacity crowd to some amazing snooker as he raced into a 3-0 lead with the aid of three consecutive centuries.[Read More…]

A Damn Good Thrashing

There were a lot of close matches in the opening rounds of the Shanghai Masters but that certainly wasn’t the order of day four as the last 16 was played out in China. A rare hat-trick of whitewashes were bandied out to unfortunate opponents while only one of the eight[Read More…]

Trump Ends Another Swail Run

The main draw of the third UK Players Tour Championship event of the season got under way today with the top half whittled down from 64 players to 8 at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. Judd Trump showed a little bit of form in stringing together a trio[Read More…]

Selt Savours Australia

Matthew Selt has knocked out defending champion Stuart Bingham 5-4 to reach the last 16 of the Australian Open in Bendigo. The Englishman evidently has a love affair with Oz after the tournament gave him his first quarter-final place at a ranking event this time last year. In that run,[Read More…]

Ronnie O’Sullivan, 2012 World Champion

Ronnie O’Sullivan tonight became the world champion for the fourth time in his illustrious career following an 18-11 triumph over Ali Carter. It’s the second time that the English pair have met with snooker’s holy grail at stake and, while Carter enjoyed claiming three more frames than in 2008, the[Read More…]

World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the Northern Ireland Open – won by Mark Allen.

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

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