Tag: Graeme Dott

Talking the Talk

Three days have now passed in the 2013 World Championship and, as always, there have already been many talking points. Three world champions have gone by the wayside in the last couple of days with John Higgins, Mark Williams and Peter Ebdon all suffering early 10-6 defeats. While all three[Read More…]

A Damn Good Thrashing

There were a lot of close matches in the opening rounds of the Shanghai Masters but that certainly wasn’t the order of day four as the last 16 was played out in China. A rare hat-trick of whitewashes were bandied out to unfortunate opponents while only one of the eight[Read More…]

Qualifier Higginson Upsets Lee

Andrew Higginson continued the streak of shock results in this year’s 2012 World Championship with a 10-6 victory over in-form Stephen Lee. Lee had come into this event having reached the semi-finals or better in four of the last five ranking tournaments – reaching the final in the World Open[Read More…]

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…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the British Open – won by Mark Williams.

1. Mark Selby
2. Judd Trump
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Kyren Wilson
6. Shaun Murphy
7. John Higgins
8. Mark Williams
9. Stephen Maguire
10. Ding Junhui
11. Mark Allen
12. Barry Hawkins
13. Stuart Bingham
14. Jack Lisowski
15. Yan Bingtao
16. Anthony McGill

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