Tag: David Gilbert

Postpones Indian Open

Higgins Sets up Gilbert Final Clash

John Higgins is into the final of the International Championship after a 9-4 victory over Mark Selby on Saturday in China. The four-time world champion was in punishing form throughout the semi-final clash with the world no.1, capitalising on most of Selby’s errors with hard match snooker. Although it came[Read More…]

Gilbert into Maiden Ranking Final

David Gilbert is the first man into the International Championship final after a 9-5 victory over Thepchaiya Un-Nooh in China on Friday. In doing so, the Englishman reaches his maiden ranking event final at the age of 34 having been a professional player since 2002. The fact that this week[Read More…]

Rory Roars to Ruhr Open Success

Rory McLeod won his first minor-ranking event title after beating Tian Pengfei 4-2 in the Ruhr Open final on Sunday. All four semi-finalists were in uncharted territory as not one of them had ever got their hands on any professional silverware carrying ranking points. McLeod saw off Mike Dunn in[Read More…]

Murphy On Course for Ruhr Double

Some big names will be battling it out for the Ruhr Open title after the last 16 line-up was completed on Saturday in Germany. Defending champion Shaun Murphy remains in the hunt to continue his reign in Mulheim after emerging from some tricky tests with David Grace, Sam Craigie and[Read More…]

Walden Winds Down Wilson’s Challenge

Ricky Walden narrowly avoided becoming another early seeded casualty after coming through a tough battle with debutant Kyren Wilson 10-7. The Chester cueist, semi-finalist at the Crucible in 2013, appeared to be cruising to a relatively comfortable victory when he led 22 year-old 8-5. However, Wilson fought back gallantly to[Read More…]