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…]
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A look ahead to the quarter-finals of the UK Championship on Friday in York, a day after Ronnie O’Sullivan’s majestic maximum at the Barbican Centre.
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…]
Ken Doherty followed fellow Irishman David Morris into the third round of the UK Championship after a superb fight back against Michael White on Sunday in York. The 45 year-old, runner-up in 1994, 2001 and 2002, went 3-0 down early on against the Welshman but responded with some heavy scoring[Read More…]
David Morris caused the upset of the UK Championship so far by beating world champion Mark Selby 6-4 in the second round in York. The Irishman was never behind as he played a superb match to overcome the world no.1 in front of a large crowd at the Barbican. Morris,[Read More…]
A look ahead to some of the most intriguing ties in the second round of the UK Championship. Read more here.
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…]
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…]
David Morris hasn’t entered the Bulgarian Open this week and has revealed to SnookerHQ that a back injury sustained a couple of months ago is the cause. The Irishman had been one of the star performers on the Main Tour last season outside of the regular heavy-hitters inside the world’s top[Read More…]
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…]