Tag: Indian Open

Indian Open: Final Day Preview

Three proven ranking event winners and a 19 year-old novice make up the last quartet in the 2017 Indian Open in Visakhapatnam. Defending champion Anthony McGill faces Mark King while tournament favourite John Higgins meets surprise package Xu Si from China. Both the semi-finals and the final will be contested[Read More…]

Indian Open: Last 16 Preview

An interesting mix of experienced warhorses and up-and-coming talent remains in the hunt for glory in the Indian Open this weekend. Friday will see the last 16 whittled down to the final four as the business end of proceedings heats up in Visakhapatnam. Star top 16 competitors are littered throughout[Read More…]

Preview: Indian Open

The fourth ranking event of the 2017/18 season gets under way on Tuesday with the Indian Open in Visakhapatnam. Anthony McGill is the defending champion, returning to the scene of his maiden ranking event triumph when he beat fellow up-and-coming star Kyren Wilson in last year’s final. The Scot faces[Read More…]

Ding Junhui. Photo credit: Tai Chengzhe

Snooker in September

Snooker in August concluded with the Paul Hunter Classic last weekend as Michael White captured his second ranking event title in Furth. The Welshman counted world number one Mark Selby and the in-form Shaun Murphy among his victims as he pocketed the £20,000 champion’s cheque at the Stadthalle in Germany. It[Read More…]

Ken Doherty Continues Fine Form

The July break from ranking event snooker did nothing to hinder Ken Doherty’s resurgence this season as he beat Ali Carter 4-2 to qualify for the Indian Open. That makes it three from three in qualifying events for the Irishman this term, having only regained his place on the Main[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the World Snooker Championship – won by Mark Selby.

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

Fin Ruane Snooker Academy