Tag: Joe Perry

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…]

Fearless Fergal Falls Flat

Fergal O’Brien couldn’t inspire himself with home advantage as he went down 4-0 to Joe Perry in the first round of the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals at the Bailey Allen Hall in Galway. From a purely selfish point of view, it may have been a better thing for the[Read More…]

Magical Maguire Wins PTC 12

Stephen Maguire lived up to his nickname of ‘On Fire’ with a superb performance to claim the Arcaden Shopping Open in Munich. The Scotsman claimed the last Players Tour Championship event of the campaign by edging Stephen Hendry 4-3 in the last four before an excellent 4-2 triumph over Joe[Read More…]

Hendry Finds Momentum in Munich

Stephen Hendry is through to the semi-final of the Arcaden Shopping Open, the twelfth and final Players Tour Championship event of the season. The Scotsman backed up his victory over Marco Fu yesterday with a 4-3 triumph over recent PTC winner Michael Holt in a largely scrappy affair. Neither player[Read More…]

Higgins and Robertson Progress in PTC 10

John Higgins beat fellow Scot Stephen Hendry 4-3 to reach the last 16 of the tenth Players Tour Championship event of the season in Sheffield. The world champion had earlier beaten Irishman David Hogan and Adrian Gunnell of England before disposing of his old rival in a close and entertaining[Read More…]