Tag: Jack Lisowski

World of Snooker in 2012

First and foremost, Happy New Year to one and all.¬†And what a year we have in prospect for snooker in 2012. 2011 was one of the sport’s greatest years – particularly in terms of the last couple of decades – with a further influx in new tournaments and an emergence[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…]

Trump Advances in PTC 6

Judd Trump is through to the last 16 of the Warsaw Classic in Poland after manoeuvring through the gears in the early rounds. The China Open champion secured a less than convincing 4-0 whitewash over Polish amateur Rafal Gorecki in the first round before dodging a bullet against Tian Pengfei[Read More…]

Higginson Wins PTC 5

Andrew Higginson claimed the first title of his professional career with an excellent 4-1 triumph over world champion John Higgins in the final of the fifth Players Tour Championship event of the season in Sheffield. The Englishman was the clear underdog before the encounter but controlled proceedings with a confident[Read More…]

News Round-up

PTC 5 The fifth Players Tour Championship event of the season gets under way today in Sheffield. Two days of amateur qualifying rounds precedes the first round proper but, after a quartet of tournaments already this campaign, we are beginning to get to know a lot more of the amateur[Read More…]

Solid Start for O’Brien

Fergal O’Brien eased into the first round proper of the 2011 Shanghai Masters following a convincing 5-1 victory over Iran’s Hossein Vafaei in the wildcard round. The Irishman has been enjoying a resurgence in form recently having made solid progress in three of the four Players Tour Championship events held[Read More…]

Shanghai for O’Brien

Fergal O’Brien knocked out former Shanghai Masters champion Ricky Walden yesterday to reach the venue stage of the 2011 event with a 5-1 win. The Irishman looked assured throughout and his hopes of emulating countryman Ken Doherty’s run to the semi-finals of the recent Australian Open increase. Doherty, though, failed[Read More…]

O’Brien Surges Closer to Shanghai

Fergal O’Brien enjoyed a comfortable 5-2 victory over youngster Michael White to advance to the final qualifying round for the upcoming Shanghai Masters. O’Brien failed to make the opening ranking event of the season in Australia but will be hoping to go one better tomorrow when he faces former Shanghai[Read More…]

End of Road for Morris and Hogan

Irishmen David Morris and David Hogan exited the Shanghai Masters at the second round of qualifying at The Academy in Sheffield. Hogan must have thought that his luck was in this week when he progressed from his preliminary round over Lucky Vatnani and then his first qualifying round encounter with[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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