Tag: Ali Carter

The Masters Snooker

The 2012 Masters gets under way on Sunday with arguably the greatest ever field in the history of the illustrious tournament. The invitational event is such that, in any given year, a significant portion of the Top 16 in the world rankings that contest the annual competition could emerge victorious[Read More…]

Trump Takes Group One

Judd Trump is the first man into the Winners’ Group of the Championship League after a 3-2 victory over countryman Shaun Murphy in the final of Group One. Hot off the heels of claiming his first UK Championship crown before Christmas, the Englishman has started the New Year in similar[Read More…]

Ding Stoked in Premier League

Ding Junhui leapt to the top of the 2011 Premier League table after winning a dramatic night six in Stoke-on-Trent. The Chinese Sensation came from behind to beat Ali Carter in the final 3-1 having just pipped Londoner Jimmy White in a deciding frame semi-final. Englishman Carter also emerged from[Read More…]

Rocket Flies to Top of Premier League

Ronnie O’Sullivan rose to the top of the 2011 Premier League table after a hard-fought 3-1 victory over Ali Carter on night four in Doncaster. ‘The Rocket’ had earlier easily dispatched of Matthew Stevens in the semi finals before Carter repeated the 3-0 outcome against an out-of-sorts Ding Junhui in[Read More…]

Shanghai Masters

The second ranking event of the season gets under way tomorrow as the fifth annual Shanghai Masters commences in China. The first round proper begins on Tuesday after the eight lowest ranked qualifiers must dispel the challenge of eight wildcards. The wildcard system has been an ever-present aspect to events[Read More…]

Snookerbacker Classic Ireland Bound

It has been announced today that a qualifying event for the inaugural Snookerbacker Classic will be coming to Ireland early next year. The new tournament, which is being initiated by the renowned¬†Snookerbacker Blog,¬†is a unique opportunity for amateurs in the sport to gain invaluable experience and win a very special[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…]

Top Seeds Dominate Day Two

The three top ranked nations at the 2011 Snooker World Cup got their campaigns successfully under way today. Top seeded team Wales recorded the first whitewash of the event by overcoming Egypt 5-0 in Bangkok. The Welsh pairing of world number one Mark Williams and Matthew Stevens did not actually[Read More…]

Selby Wins Wuxi Classic

Mark Selby edged World Cup team-mate Ali Carter 9-7 to win the fourth annual Wuxi Classic in China today. The world number 3 found himself behind in the match on only one occasion as he kept his English compatriot at bay for the majority of the contest. Both Selby and[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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