Tag: David Gilbert

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…]

Doherty Returns to the Crucible

Ken Doherty has qualified for the World Championship for the first time in two years after beating Dechawat Poomjaeng 10-5 in the final qualifying round in Sheffield. The Irishman put the disappointment of failing to reach the Crucible last season, as well as what has transpired to be a disastrous[Read More…]

Irish Out of Shanghai

It was a bad day for the Irish contingent as all three went out in the final round of qualifying for the Shanghai Masters. David Morris, who had superbly come through three rounds already to get to this stage, ran out of steam as he succumbed to a whitewash defeat[Read More…]

Williams a Winner Again

Mark Williams ended a two-year barren spell by winning the inaugural Rotterdam Open in the Netherlands yesterday. The Welshman will go down as one of the sport’s greatest ever players but his career has been anything but consistent. A dominant force at the beginning of the century, Williams won two[Read More…]

Robertson Rampant, Hell for Higgins

Neil Robertson became the first player to book his place in the quarter-finals of the World Championship after a hard-fought 13-9 victory over David Gilbert. The players resumed this morning at 5-3 in favour of the Australian and Gilbert missed a huge chance to get back on level terms at[Read More…]