Tag: Jack Lisowski

World Championship First Round Preview

The eagerly anticipated 2013 World Championship gets under way tomorrow as 32 of the best players on the planet do battle for the biggest prize of them all. The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield plays host to the 17-day marathon for a 37th consecutive year with defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan returning[Read More…]

2013 World Championship Draw

The draw for the last 32 of the 2013 World Championship has just been completed on talkSPORT radio station. Here is the full draw… Ronnie O’Sullivan vs Marcus Campbell Ali Carter vs Ben Woollaston Stuart Bingham vs Sam Baird John Higgins vs Mark Davis Shaun Murphy vs Martin Gould Graeme[Read More…]

Sheffield Line-up Complete

The qualifying event for the 2013 World Championship came to a conclusion yesterday with a mixture of young and old stealing the headlines. There will be six hopefuls gracing the Crucible Theatre for the first time – four of them under the age of 25 as a new and exciting[Read More…]

The Final Round

In football, it’s gracing the field of a World Cup stadium. In tennis, it’s donning the all-white colours on the luscious green grass of SW19 at Wimbledon. In golf, as is the case this very weekend, it’s performing inside the beautiful surroundings of Augusta National at the Masters. In snooker,[Read More…]

One More Match for Jimmy

Jimmy White comfortably dispatched an out of sorts Xiao Guodong to reach the final qualifying round for the 2013 World Championship in Sheffield last night.  The ‘Whirlwind’ delighted his legion of fans around the world by recording a 10-4 victory over the Chinese youngster, ensuring the Londoner is now only[Read More…]

Williams Finds Potting Power

Yesterday at the China Open saw a brace of comebacks from two players at very much different points in the careers. At 4-2 down to Ali Carter, Mark Williams looked to be heading for yet another early exit in what has been a dreadful season for the two-time world champion[Read More…]

The Big Lisowski

Jack Lisowski followed his landmark TV victory over Mark Selby in Galway with a second successive win over a world no.1 at the China Open in Beijing yesterday. The 21 year-old produced an excellent performance to knock out 2011 champion Judd Trump in the last 32 – eventually coming from[Read More…]

China Open Preview

The penultimate world ranking event of the 2012/13 season gets under way today with the China Open in Beijing. Peter Ebdon is the defending champion after a heroic effort saw him pip Stephen Maguire in last year’s final 10-9. The encounter started off under dour circumstances with only six of[Read More…]

Outlaw’s on Fire

The Players Tour Championship Grand Finals got under way with a bang last night in Galway as two dramatic encounters ended in nervy deciding frame thrillers. Firstly, Northern Ireland’s Joe Swail, technically considered an amateur player these days, produced a vintage display to come from three down to Stephen Maguire[Read More…]

Ford Fires in Fast 147

Tom Ford recorded his second career 147 break en route to a 4-1 victory over Matthew Stevens in the Bulgarian Open today. The Englishman was in the third round after victories over John Parkin and Robert Milkins and came out of the blocks all guns blazing against his Welsh opponent[Read More…]