Tag: Ding Junhui

Trump Beats O’Sullivan in Decider

Judd Trump edged Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-5 to reach the quarter-finals of the UK Championship in York today. There was never ┬ámore than a frame between the two entertainers in the entire encounter as the lead traded hands on several occasions. The result mirrors the contest the duo served up a[Read More…]

Higgins Through in Decider

Defending champion John Higgins made it through the opening day of the 2011 UK Championship in York after a 6-5 defeat of tenacious Rory McLeod. It was a fantastic opening day in York, the first time the second major has been held in the city since 2006, despite the controversial[Read More…]

The Ronnie League

Ronnie O’Sullivan has been in the final of the last seven Premier Leagues, winning six of those, and last night reached the Play-offs again with victories over Jimmy White and Shaun Murphy. This ensured that, despite going into the night with a slight chance of unexpectedly missing the semi-final stage,[Read More…]

Delight for Ding in Southampton

Ding Junhui has assured himself a place in the play-offs of the 2011 Premier League having won night eight in Southampton. The Chinese Sensation beat Ronnie O’Sullivan 3-1 in the final to go top of the league table on 16 points and is certain of finishing inside the top four,[Read More…]

Ding Stoked in Premier League

Ding Junhui leapt to the top of the 2011 Premier League table after winning a dramatic night six in Stoke-on-Trent. The Chinese Sensation came from behind to beat Ali Carter in the final 3-1 having just pipped Londoner Jimmy White in a deciding frame semi-final. Englishman Carter also emerged from[Read More…]

Rocket Flies to Top of Premier League

Ronnie O’Sullivan rose to the top of the 2011 Premier League table after a hard-fought 3-1 victory over Ali Carter on night four in Doncaster. ‘The Rocket’ had earlier easily dispatched of Matthew Stevens in the semi finals before Carter repeated the 3-0 outcome against an out-of-sorts Ding Junhui in[Read More…]

Premier League

The 2011 Premier League gets under way this Thursday as ten tournament champions from last season contest a revised format of the invitational event. In recent years, seven players played each other once in a best of 6 format with points awarded for a win or draw and nothing for[Read More…]

Judd Trump wins PTC2

Judd Trump put on a spectacular display to beat Ding Junhui 4-0 and claim the second Players Tour Championship event of the new campaign. Trump had begun the season in inconspicuous form after defeats in the opening rounds of PTC 1 and the Australian Open earlier in the summer. However,[Read More…]

World Cup for China

Ding Junhui and Liang Wenbo claimed the 2011 World Cup for China after a 4-2 triumph over Northern Ireland in Bangkok. Earlier in the day, China had overcome top seeds Wales 4-1 in the last four while the Irish edged out Hong Kong in their second successive deciding frame thriller.[Read More…]

Northern Ireland Stun Scotland

Northern Ireland continued their excellent form in the quarter-finals of the 2011 Snooker World Cup by edging out ‘Dream Team’ Scotland 4-3 in Bangkok. There was no such luck for south of the border, though, as Republic of Ireland’s erratic journey came to an end with a disappointing 4-1 defeat[Read More…]