Tag: Graeme Dott

Hawkins Wins Snooker Shoot-Out

Barry Hawkins claimed the 2012 Snooker Shoot-out and with it the top prize of £32,000 in Blackpool. The Englishman beat Graeme Dott in the final of the single frame formatted event 61-23 to lift the biggest title of his career to date. Hawkins has been a Main Tour regular for[Read More…]

Terrific Trump Ousts O’Sullivan

Judd Trump was at the top of his game in beating Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-2 to reach the semi-finals of The Masters at Alexandra Palace. The UK Champion continued his quest for back-to-back major titles with a convincing display of potting and break-building to defethe crowd favourite in London. The quarter-final[Read More…]

Selby Leaves it Late Against Lee

Mark Selby withstood a spirited comeback from Stephen Lee to eventually prevail 6-4 in the first round of The Masters at Alexandra Palace. The ‘Jester from Leicester’ was all smiles when he led 4-0 at the mid-session interval but would have struggled to find the funny side when his opponent[Read More…]

The Masters Snooker

The 2012 Masters gets under way on Sunday with arguably the greatest ever field in the history of the illustrious tournament. The invitational event is such that, in any given year, a significant portion of the Top 16 in the world rankings that contest the annual competition could emerge victorious[Read More…]

Ford Takes Gould at PTC 11

Tom Ford won the last two frames to edge Martin Gould 4-3 and win the eleventh Players Tour Championship event of the season in Sheffield. It is the Englishman’s second professional title after claiming a PTC title during the last campaign in 2010 but today’s victory marks the 28 year-old’s[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…]

Wonderful Walden Fires 147

Ricky Walden became the third Englishman in a week to compile a perfect frame of snooker at the tenth Players Tour Championship event in Sheffield. Former Shanghai Masters champion Walden constructed the 147 break in his opening round match with Welshman Gareth Allen following two similar maximums recently by Mike[Read More…]

Trump Wins Antwerp Open

Judd Trump beat Ronnie O’Sullivan 4-3 in an outstanding final to claim the ninth Players Tour Championship of the season in Belgium. In front of a packed audience of more than 1500 people who generated an electric atmosphere, two of the sport’s most gifted talents conjured up the match of[Read More…]

Morris Marches on in PTC9

David Morris clinched two deciding frame victories before a 4-2 triumph over Peter Lines sent him into the last 16 of PTC 9 in Belgium. The Kilkenny cueist has suffered from shocking form in the last twelve months or so but bounced back with three important wins in Antwerp and,[Read More…]

Murphy Wins in Brazil

Shaun Murphy romped to victory in the inaugural Brazil Masters – the Englishman whitewashing Graeme Dott 5-0 to claim the trophy. The 2005 world champion had earlier defeated Stephen Hendry in a one-sided affair 5-1 and maintained his dominance against an evidently out-of-sorts opponent in the final. Dott beat fellow[Read More…]