Tag: David Morris

Lisbon the Port of Call

Portugal will become the 11th country to host a European Tour event when the Lisbon Open gets under way on Thursday. It marks another major step into unknown territory as the sport’s efforts to become more global continue. Continental Europe has already seen successful satellite minor-ranking tournaments staged in the[Read More…]

Morris Into the Last 16

David Morris has matched his run in last year’s UK Championship by reaching the fourth round for successive seasons in York. The Kilkenny cueist was under a little bit of pressure to back up his superb victory over world champion Mark Selby on Saturday and he didn’t disappoint with a[Read More…]

Morris Moves into Round Two

David Morris is into the second round of the 2014 UK Championship after a battling 6-4 victory over Li Hang in York. The Kilkenny cueist, who reached the last 16 at the Barbican this time last year, was pushed almost all the way by his Chinese opponent but eventually pulled[Read More…]

International Championship Preview

Sunday announces the start of the International Championship as the 64 qualifiers begin battle for the lucrative £125,000 winner’s cheque in Chengdu. Now in its third year on the calendar, the International Championship has quickly become a firm favourite with both the players and the fans alike. Its longer format[Read More…]

Fine Lines as Selby Sent Crashing

World no.1 Mark Selby followed defending champion Ding Junhui out of the International Championship before even reaching Chengdu after a spectacular defeat to Oliver Lines at the Metrodome yesterday. Ireland’s David Morris had no such problems, though, as he eased past John Astley with a 6-4 scoreline. While the opening[Read More…]