Tag: China Open

Ding and Selby Advance in China

All but one potential frame was played in a dramatic quarter-final day at the China Open on Friday. Ding Junhui, Mark Selby and Kurt Maflin all won in deciders while England’s Gary Wilson reached his first ranking event semi-final after a 5-3 victory over Barry Hawkins. Defending champion Ding marginally[Read More…]

Ding Sets up Higgins Quarter-Final

Ding Junhui recorded arguably his best win of the entire season as he ousted the in-form Mark Williams to reach the quarter-final of the China Open on Thursday. The defending champion looked a much more confident force following his earlier victories this week over Marcus Campbell and Mark Davis, knocking[Read More…]

Doherty, O’Brien, Morris China Bound

After emerging successfully from the Indian Open qualifiers before the weekend, Irish trio Ken Doherty, Fergal O’Brien and David Morris repeated the trick at the Barnsley Metrodome for the China Open on Saturday and Sunday. 1997 world champion Doherty needed all seven frames to overcome Sanderson Lam and book his[Read More…]