Tag: Joe Perry

World Championship Second Round Preview

With a dramatic first round in the 2014 World Championship coming to its conclusion, it’s time to turn our attention to the last 16 in Sheffield. The second round gets under way on Thursday with defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan looking to continue his unbeaten streak at the Crucible to a[Read More…]

Quarter-Finals in Preston

The penultimate day of the Players Championship Grand Final sees the round of the last 8 take place with one notable exception to the line-up at the Guild Hall. Ronnie O’Sullivan, so often supreme this season in capturing major titles such as the Masters, Champion of Champions and the Welsh[Read More…]

All About the O’Sullivan Show

The Players Championship Grand Final field will be whittled down to eight by the end of today as the tournament nears the business end in Preston. Wednesday saw the conclusion of the first round as the likes of Ronnie O’Sullivan and Barry Hawkins breezed into the last 16 but world[Read More…]

Higgins Sets up Clash with O’Sullivan

Ronnie O’Sullivan and Ding Junhui remained on course for a clash in the Welsh Open final as both came through their respective fourth round encounters unscathed. World and Masters champion O’Sullivan recorded his fourth successive 4-1 victory of the tournament, on this occasion over Ricky Walden. The ‘Rocket’ had good[Read More…]

Champion Selby Survives Scare

Defending champion Mark Selby and Scot John Higgins set up a quarter-final clash with each other after contrasting victories on the opening day of the 2014 Masters. Alexandra Palace in London was packed with almost 1500 people as Selby, three times a winner of the prestigious event over the last[Read More…]

Perry Wins Group Two of CL

2008 Championship League champion Joe Perry came through Group 2 of 2014 edition yesterday to join Ricky Walden in the Winners Group. Perry overcame Judd Trump 3-0 in the final with breaks of 73, 68 and 70 to be the second player this week to book his places in the[Read More…]

Seeds Starting to Dominate in York

Several of the top players flexed their muscles on Monday as the UK Championship begins to heat up nicely. Four former champions booked their place in the last 16 and they were joined by a trio of other ranking event winners. The match of the day featured Liang Wenbo and[Read More…]

Allen On Course for Hat-Trick

Ding Junhui has been the man of the last couple of months after completing a rare trio of successive ranking event titles. However, Mark Allen is now only four matches away from completing a hat-trick of his own in the minor ranking event European Tour series. The Northern Irishman won[Read More…]

Ding’s Dominance Continues

Ding Junhui remains on course for a rare hat-trick of ranking event titles after he came through a tough test with Peter Ebdon to reach the semi-finals of the International Championship. The Chinese sensation had already become the clear favourite to collect the trophy in Chengdu after the defeats of[Read More…]