Tag: Joe Perry

Doherty and Murphy Out for Six

Ken Doherty and Robert Murphy were knocked out of the 6-Red World Championship in Bangkok yesterday – ending any Irish involvement in the event. Doherty was destroyed in a whitewash defeat to home contender Noppon Saengkham in the last 32. While his countryman Murphy, an seasoned amateur on the Irish[Read More…]

Selby Safely Through in Oz

Mark Selby is into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open after outclassing Zhang Anda 5-1 in Bendigo.  The UK and Masters champion produced an excellent display to easily overcome his Chinese opponent.  The 30 year-old raced into a 4-0 lead at the interval thanks to breaks 69, 71, 76 and 90. [Read More…]

Selby’s Comeback Burns

Mark Selby came from 3-0 down to overcome Ian Burns 5-4 in a low-quality affair at the Australian Open in Bendigo. In a match that lasted more than four hours, Selby looked to be heading for a second opening round exit in succession when Burns, in the last 32 of[Read More…]

Perry Pips Hawkins for Pink Ribbon

Joe Perry came from 3-1 behind to continue his good early season form by beating Barry Hawkins 4-3 in the final of the annual Pink Ribbon at the Capital Venue in Gloucester yesterday. The Englishmen put on a good show, sharing sevens breaks of 45 or more between them –[Read More…]

A Damn Good Thrashing

There were a lot of close matches in the opening rounds of the Shanghai Masters but that certainly wasn’t the order of day four as the last 16 was played out in China. A rare hat-trick of whitewashes were bandied out to unfortunate opponents while only one of the eight[Read More…]

Carter Flies Through

Ali Carter and Mark Williams became the last two players to enter the second round of the World Championship on a quieter day in Sheffield. The opening five days had been swarmed with shock results and controversial press conferences but Thursday proved to be more mundane as the event takes[Read More…]

After Eights

Eight Top 16 seeds have now been knocked out of the first round of the World Championship in Sheffield – equalling the record set in 1992. World no1 Mark Selby and Chinese Sensation Ding Junhui have joined the growing casualty list in this spectacular tournament that has now been thrown[Read More…]

Qualifier Higginson Upsets Lee

Andrew Higginson continued the streak of shock results in this year’s 2012 World Championship with a 10-6 victory over in-form Stephen Lee. Lee had come into this event having reached the semi-finals or better in four of the last five ranking tournaments – reaching the final in the World Open[Read More…]

Jubilant Jones Ousts Higgins

Jamie Jones came from 3-1 down to beat John Higgins 4-3 in the first round of the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals in Galway. The encounter was a fantastic affair – not always of the highest quality but enriched with a selection of big breaks, unexpected misses and an array[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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