Tag: Barry Hawkins

Morris Copes Fine in York

Ireland’s David Morris beat Jamie Cope 6-4 in his first round match at the UK Championship in York yesterday. Although the opening couple of days were somewhat dominated by upsets and shocks, Morris’ victory, despite being 50 places below his opponent in the world rankings, doesn’t necessarily come as a[Read More…]

Ronnie Snatches Semi-Final Spot

Ronnie O’Sullivan came from 3-0 and 5-3 down to beat Ding Junhui 6-5 in a thriller at the Champion of Champions in Coventry on Friday night. The world champion was up against arguably the best player in the world right now, Ding, who has won the last three ranking events[Read More…]

All-Chinese Affair in Shanghai

There’ll be an all-Chinese final in a ranking event for the first time after Ding Junhui and Xiao Guodong won their semi-finals at the Shanghai Masters on Saturday. Both players were made to work hard for their victories despite the seemingly one-sided look of both scorelines. Xiao overcame England’s Michael[Read More…]

Shanghai Masters Quarter-Final Preview

The quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters take place on Friday with markedly different halves of the draw in China. While the bottom section is dominated by established stars of the sport, the top half is a mixture of new blood and season campaigners who perhaps have never fully reached their[Read More…]

Perry Pips Hawkins for Pink Ribbon

Joe Perry came from 3-1 behind to continue his good early season form by beating Barry Hawkins 4-3 in the final of the annual Pink Ribbon at the Capital Venue in Gloucester yesterday. The Englishmen put on a good show, sharing sevens breaks of 45 or more between them –[Read More…]

2013 SHQ Awards

The new campaign is just a matter of days away but let’s first take a look back at the highlights of the 2012/13 campaign with the second annual SHQ Awards. As was the case twelve months ago, I am lucky enough to be joined by regular contributors Fin Ruane and[Read More…]

Ronnie Ronnie Ronnie

Ronnie O’Sullivan last night completed an astonishing comeback to the sport by claiming his fifth World Snooker Championship title with an 18-12 victory over Barry Hawkins. The capacity Crucible Theatre audience was treated to a final of very high quality as O’Sullivan was valiantly pushed by his underdog opponent. Yet,[Read More…]

World Champ Preview

Ronnie O’Sullivan and Barry Hawkins will contest the final of the 2013 World Snooker Championship at the Crucible in Sheffield. O’Sullivan, the defending champion, comfortably saw off challenger Judd Trump 17-11 while Hawkins came from behind to overcome Ricky Walden 17-14 in the two semi-finals. For the ‘Rocket’, it was[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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