Yan Bingtao and Chris Wakelin will face each other in the first round of the World Championship in Sheffield.
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The seven-time world champion has only won two matches so far this season.
After six days, the last eight contenders are finally known.
Former Riga Masters champion Neil Robertson heads an interesting last eight line-up that will fight it out for the 2018 edition on the final day of action in Latvia on Sunday. The Australian, the winner two years ago in the Eastern European capital city, was in trademark high-scoring form as[Read More…]
Matthew Stevens booked his return to the Crucible with a 10-2 triumph over Ken Doherty in the final round of the World Championship qualifiers in Sheffield on Wednesday. The Welshman, twice a runner-up, coasted to victory against the 1997 world champion to secure his return to the venue stages for[Read More…]
Live coverage of the UK Championship gets under way on the BBC and Eurosport on Saturday with the second round in York. An initial field of 128 competitors has already been whittled down to 64 with defending champion Neil Robertson on his way home after a shock 6-3 loss to[Read More…]
The Shanghai Masters qualifiers got under way on Tuesday at the Barnsley Metrodome. In one of only two tournaments which still carries the traditional format of tiered seedings and multiple rounds of qualifying before the higher ranked players enter the fold, the cueists ranked between 65 and 128 began their[Read More…]
Pakistan’s Hamza Akbar caused a major upset as he knocked out Jamie Jones in the first round of qualifying for the Betfred World Championship. Akbar, in his rookie season as a professional after winning the 2015 Asian Championship, had not previously won a match on the Main Tour. However, the[Read More…]
The second day of the UK Championship threw up another few unexpected results but not as many as the higher ranked players fought back on Wednesday in York. Five players ranked inside the world’s top 41 were dumped out of the competition on the opening day’s action and they were[Read More…]
David Morris got back to winning ways in Gloucester as he won three matches at the Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup on Friday. The Kilkenny cueist was pushed to the wire in his opening bout with Malta’s Alex Borg, needing all seven frames to finally prevail in a decider 4-3. However,[Read More…]