Tag: David Morris

Early Exit for Morris

The opening round of qualifying for the World Championship concluded yesterday with a shock defeat for Ireland’s David Morris. The Kilkenny cueist, who had otherwise enjoyed a fantastic season on his return to the circuit following a one-year absence, was sent crashing out early following a 10-7 defeat to 17[Read More…]

World Championship Qualifiers Preview

One of the most exciting events in the entire season gets under way tomorrow in Sheffield. No, the snooker roadshow does not quite stop at the Crucible Theatre yet but first at the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre for the World Championship qualifiers. While it doesn’t gain as much coverage as[Read More…]

Long Welsh Open Starts Today

The Welsh Open gets under way today in a revamped format that sees the entire tournament contested in Newport. Now in its 23rd year on the calendar, the Welsh Open is the third longest running ranking event, with only the World and UK Championship in existence for a longer period.[Read More…]

Morris Through to China

David Morris booked another flight to the Far East as he qualified for the China Open in Beijing with an excellent 5-1 victory over Mark Davis on Monday. The Kilkenny cueist had already reached the final stages of the Wuxi Classic at the outset of the campaign, where he went[Read More…]

2014 German Masters Preview

The seventh main ranking event of a busy season gets under way tomorrow with the German Masters in Berlin. There have been plenty of success stories since the outset of the Barry Hearn era and the influx of new tournaments onto the calendar, but the German Masters is arguably the[Read More…]

2013 Snooker Highs and Lows

2013 was another action-packed year on the baize. There were many highs, lows and all that comes in between as comebacks, victories, defeats and scandals dominated the snooker headlines. Such is the enormity of the calendar these days that there is barely a respite throughout the entire 12 months. Indeed,[Read More…]

Morris Through to World Open

The last snooker action of 2013 took place during the last two days as the World Open field was whittled down to 64 in Barnsley. The previous two days had seen the same scenario take place for the German Masters and, similarly, there were very few of what you would[Read More…]

Mighty Maxes but Rocket Runs Empty

It has only been five days since Mark Selby’s landmark 147 break that was the 100th made in professional competition. Yet, there has already been two further maximums compiled since that memorable moment – both coming in the German Masters opening round. The Berlin event doesn’t get under way properly[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the UK Championship – won by Zhao Xintong.

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. Zhao Xintong
10. Barry Hawkins
11. Mark Allen
12. Stephen Maguire
13. Stuart Bingham
14. Anthony McGill
15. Yan Bingtao
16. Jack Lisowski

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