The Englishman captured an 18th career ranking title with victory in the European Masters on Sunday.
Tag: European Masters
The “Jester” relied on all of his battling qualities to secure victory in the first completed ranking event of the new campaign.
The English pair will battle to claim the first ranking event title of the new campaign.
All eight remaining contenders understand what it takes to win a ranking event.
The young Irishman has got his debut campaign on the Main Tour off to a headline-grabbing start.
The world number one won this event when it was staged in Romania in 2016 and again in Belgium twelve months later.
Five players in total have withdrawn from this week’s European Masters as a result of the positive tests.
Mark Williams and Kyren Wilson were among the others to safely book their spots in the next round.
The Englishman hasn’t competed since lifting a sixth World Championship title in Sheffield last month.