Tag: Dominic Dale

Hawkins Survives Dale Comeback

Barry Hawkins just about managed to squeeze his way into the semi-finals of the World Championship for a second successive season after emerging from a thrilling contest with Dominic Dale 13-12. The pair resumed for their third and final session this afternoon with the 2013 runner-up seemingly on his way[Read More…]

O’Sullivan and Selby Surge into Semis

Ronnie O’Sullivan and Mark Selby have booked their places in the semi-finals of the 2014 World Championship after dominating victories in their respective quarter-final ties at the Crucible. Having come through a tough test with Joe Perry 13-11 in the last 16, O’Sullivan was expected to be handed an equally[Read More…]

Robertson Romps to Impressive Win

Neil Robertson produced another devastating run of scoring to come from behind and beat Mark Allen 13-7 in the second round of the World Championship in Sheffield. However, despite adding two more centuries to his season tally, the world no.1 was narrowly unable to reach the landmark century of tons.[Read More…]

McManus Downs Disappointing Doherty

Alan McManus eventually came through the victor in a dire last 16 affair with Ireland’s Ken Doherty in Sheffield on Saturday. The Scot had featured in the second round 13 times previously in his career but had only emerged victorious on three of those occasions. The two-time semi-finalist at the Crucible[Read More…]

Doherty Returns to the Crucible

Ken Doherty has qualified for the World Championship for the first time in two years after beating Dechawat Poomjaeng 10-5 in the final qualifying round in Sheffield. The Irishman put the disappointment of failing to reach the Crucible last season, as well as what has transpired to be a disastrous[Read More…]

Did Someone Say Shocks?

There were four major upsets on Wednesday and that was topped by a quartet of even bigger ones yesterday at the German Masters in Berlin. The action comes thick and fast at the Tempodrom with seven tables in the main arena – an eighth one has also been utilised in[Read More…]

Dale Shoot-Out Champion

Dominic Dale emerged victorious from a field of 64 to win the Sky Snooker Shoot-Out in Blackpool last night. The eccentric Welshman, sporting a bleached blonde hairstyle and entertaining the vibrant crowd with a rendition of Frank Sinatra’s ‘My Way’ following his triumph, overcame Stuart Bingham in the final. It’s[Read More…]