Tag: Cao Yupeng

Wonderful Robertson Wins Again

Neil Robertson yesterday claimed the Wuxi Classic title in front of an enthusiastic crowd in China. The Australian came from behind to overcome Scotland’s John Higgins 10-7 in a thoroughly entertaining final of high quality snooker. The victory means that Robertson has now won the last two ranking events staged[Read More…]

Victoria Bulgarian Open

The fourth European Players Tour Championship event of the season gets under way tomorrow in Sofia as professional snooker arrives in Bulgaria for the first time. The south-eastern European nation has become a force in the sport in recent years as snooker continues to grow in new and exciting places.[Read More…]

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Cao Aims for Winner’s Circle

Cao Yupeng has been branded a “giant killer” after wins over players such as Mark Allen, John Higgins, Ding Junhui, Mark Williams and Ali Carter, but the up and coming Chinese star doesn’t like being tagged as an outsider. “Please don’t call me ‘the dark horse’, I am here to[Read More…]

Lee’s Glee with the PTCs

Stephen Lee won the second Asian Players Tour Championship event of the season this morning after a comprehensive 4-0 victory over home favourite Ding Junhui in the final. Earlier, the Englishman had beaten another local hero in Cao Yupeng 4-2 while Ding defeated compatriot Xiao Guodong by the same scoreline[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…]

Hendry and Robertson Progress

Stephen Hendry and Neil Robertson both came through their first round matches unscathed with 10-4 victories at the World Championship in Sheffield. Hendry had played superbly, compiling a maximum 147, in opening up an 8-1 advantage over Stuart Bingham yesterday but began this evening’s session poorly, dropping the opening three[Read More…]

Allen’s At it Again

Cao Yupeng caused a major upset by beating Mark Allen 10-6 in the opening round of the World Championship in Sheffield this afternoon. But once again the spotlight will be on the Northern Irishman for all the wrong reasons as he created a storm in the post-match press conference by[Read More…]

China’s Coming

In 2008 and 2010, three Chinese players contested the last 32 of the World Championship in Sheffield – discounting Hong Kong’s Marco Fu. Only last year’s semi-finalist Ding Junhui is assured of his place at the Crucible Theatre next Saturday but there is a possibility that four others could join[Read More…]

Chinese Eye Home Event

Five Chinese players made it through the second round of qualifying on Wednesday for their home event, the China Open. Of course, there will soon be five “home” events for China’s finest but that doesn’t make it any less special or important for them to make their mark in front[Read More…]