Tag: David Morris

Morris Moves Closer to China

David Morris reached the third round of qualifying for the Shanghai Masters after beating Zhou Yuelong 5-3 in Barnsley on Thursday. In a high-scoring affair, Morris countered his Chinese opponent’s breaks of 138, 65 and 57 with runs of 91 and 52 of his own, while also claiming the tighter[Read More…]

Morris Marches but Doherty Denied

David Morris has reached the final qualifying round for the Australian Open after a 5-3 victory over Fraser Patrick on Thursday. Fellow Irishman Ken Doherty crashed out, though, after letting slip a 4-2 lead over Kyren Wilson to be denied by the 23 year-old. Kilkenny’s Morris was in good scoring[Read More…]

Mixed Fortunes for Irish Duo

Ken Doherty survived a scare before seeing off 10-time ladies world champion Reanne Evans 10-8 in the opening qualifying round for the World Championship on Thursday. The 1997 Crucible champion began nervously and found himself trailing 3-1 at the first mid-session interval as Evans took advantage of her big opportunity[Read More…]

A Sniper in China

By Johnny ‘Sniper’ Williams – Living in China Chinese ‘Pooker’ Star When I came over to China at first, I literally expected to see snooker tables in every casino or amusements type venue. I was soon to find out this was not the case. I had taken my snooker cue[Read More…]

Morris Wins Opener in Mumbai

David Morris is through to the last 32 of the Indian Open after a convincing 4-0 win over David Gilbert on Wednesday. Defending champion Ding Junhui is out, though, after suffering yet another early exit in a ranking event – this time at the hands of Thepchaiya Un-Nooh. Irishman Morris[Read More…]

Morris Mounts Shoot-Out Challenge

Ireland’s Davy Morris is into the last 16 of the Sky Shoot-Out after winning his opening two matches in Blackpool. The competition sees 64 competitors invited to play in a single-frame knockout format that includes shot-clocks and other variations from the general rules of the traditional game. Morris comfortably beat[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…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the British Open – won by Mark Williams.

1. Mark Selby
2. Judd Trump
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Kyren Wilson
6. Shaun Murphy
7. John Higgins
8. Mark Williams
9. Stephen Maguire
10. Ding Junhui
11. Mark Allen
12. Barry Hawkins
13. Stuart Bingham
14. Jack Lisowski
15. Yan Bingtao
16. Anthony McGill

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