Tag: Barry Hawkins

Fin’s Fables: The Season So Far

By Fin Ruane So three months into the new snooker season and with the first ranking cut off last weekend it’s time to run the rule over the winners, movers and shakers of the 2012 /2013 season. With qualifiers starting for the Wuxi Classic and Australian Open just a couple[Read More…]

Hawkins Captures Australian Open Title

A superb performance from Barry Hawkins gave the Englishman his maiden ranking event title at the Australian Open in Bendigo today. The 33 year-old produced an excellent display to comfortably see off the challenge of countryman Peter Ebdon in fine style 9-3. Before the final, many had Ebdon as the[Read More…]

Ebdon and Hawkins to Duel Down Under

Peter Ebdon and Barry Hawkins will contest the final of the Australian Open after contrasting wins in the semi-finals in Bendigo. Ebdon once again produced a professional performance that we have grown accustomed to seeing over the years and made relatively light work of Marco Fu in a 6-2 triumph.[Read More…]

Hawk Eyeing First Final

For the last decade, Barry Hawkins has been a player who has performed well below his potential. While still forking out a decent career for himself, the 33 year-old has failed to ever really establish himself as one of the main men on Tour. He was ranked as high as[Read More…]

After Eights

Eight Top 16 seeds have now been knocked out of the first round of the World Championship in Sheffield – equalling the record set in 1992. World no1 Mark Selby and Chinese Sensation Ding Junhui have joined the growing casualty list in this spectacular tournament that has now been thrown[Read More…]

Hawkins Wins Snooker Shoot-Out

Barry Hawkins claimed the 2012 Snooker Shoot-out and with it the top prize of £32,000 in Blackpool. The Englishman beat Graeme Dott in the final of the single frame formatted event 61-23 to lift the biggest title of his career to date. Hawkins has been a Main Tour regular for[Read More…]

Crafty Ken Through in Killarney

Ken Doherty was the star attraction on day three of the Alex Higgins International Trophy and progressed to round four after three successive deciding-frame victories. The Irishman has been involved in some dramatic encounters down the years – World Championship finals included – but put his home fans through the[Read More…]

Higginson Wins PTC 5

Andrew Higginson claimed the first title of his professional career with an excellent 4-1 triumph over world champion John Higgins in the final of the fifth Players Tour Championship event of the season in Sheffield. The Englishman was the clear underdog before the encounter but controlled proceedings with a confident[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the World Snooker Championship – won by Mark Selby.

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

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