The Englishmen were the latest of the seeds to crash out of this week’s ranking event at the second hurdle.
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Five players in total have withdrawn from this week’s European Masters as a result of the positive tests.
Matthew Selt comfortably overcame the challenge of three-time women’s world champion Ng On Yee in the first round of World Championship qualifying on Wednesday in Sheffield. Ng, who defended her women’s world title at a canter last month in Malta, had been among a group of several amateur players invited[Read More…]
The excitement for this year’s World Snooker Championship is building and the general expectation received another jolt of energy on Monday with the announcement of the qualifying stages draw. A total of 128 players, made up of 113 professionals ranked outside the world’s top 16 and 15 additional wildcard amateurs[Read More…]
Ronnie O’Sullivan’s incredible season continued in the last 64 of the China Open on Tuesday after the Englishman constructed a wonderful 147 break in Beijing. O’Sullivan, who has won a record-equalling five ranking event titles this season already, made the maximum effort in the fifth frame of his encounter with[Read More…]
Mark Williams remains on course for a first ranking crown since 2011 after comfortably beating Mike Dunn 5-1 in the Northern Ireland Open quarter-finals on Friday. The Welshman, whose match against the 46 year-old started long after it was scheduled to due to a turgid opening last eight tie between[Read More…]
Only one player currently ranked inside the top 16 in the world features in the last eight as a surprise line-up contends for Northern Ireland Open glory this weekend in Belfast. Mark Williams has been an onlooker this season as his contemporaries Ronnie O’Sullivan and John Higgins continued to notch[Read More…]
Elliot Slessor caused a sensation on Thursday afternoon as he knocked Ronnie O’Sullivan out of the Northern Ireland Open in Belfast. The 23 year-old took the game to the “Rocket”, who had been an overwhelming favourite to prolong his quest to capture all four Home Nations series crowns and, with[Read More…]
Scottish duo John Higgins and Anthony McGill are the big names still in contention after the seeds were taken to the sword in the last 16 of the Indian Open on Friday. The quarter-finals will take place later today in Visakhapatnam, with four of the fancied competitors now gone by[Read More…]