Tag: James Wattana

Fallen Trio Get Return Invite

Stephen Hendry, Steve Davis and James Wattana will be awarded invitations to World Snooker Tour events during the 2014/15 season, where there are places available. World Snooker Chairman Barry Hearn recently announced that invitations will be offered to players who have won multiple ranking titles in their career and made[Read More…]

Early Exit for Morris

The opening round of qualifying for the World Championship concluded yesterday with a shock defeat for Ireland’s David Morris. The Kilkenny cueist, who had otherwise enjoyed a fantastic season on his return to the circuit following a one-year absence, was sent crashing out early following a 10-7 defeat to 17[Read More…]

Chinese Struggle to Reach Beijing

Several of the Chinese players were dumped out of the China Open before even returning to their homeland on the opening day of qualifiers in Gloucester. The first round is taking place at The Capital Venue before the final 64 players compete in Beijing at the start of April. Seven[Read More…]

The Wind Gathers Momentum

Jimmy White won his first qualifying round match for this year’s World Championship with a 10-7 victory over China’s Tian Pengfei on Monday night. The ‘Whirlwind’ played well in spells and was generally the more composed of the pair in a contest that was error strewn throughout. 50 year-old White,[Read More…]

McGill Whitewashes Wicheard

Adam Wicheard suffered the humiliation of joining an elite batch of players that have been whitewashed in best of 19 matches as Anthony McGill hammered him in the World Championship qualifiers. Now at the fifth qualifying stage, all the players involved in the round of the last 80 realise that[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…]

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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