A field of 128 players has been whittled down to 64 after the first round of the UK Championship concluded at the Barbican Centre in York on Thursday.
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The world number two was due to constest his first-round group on Monday in Milton Keynes.
Jimmy White and Ken Doherty have been knocked out of the 2019 World Snooker Championship after respective 10-4 losses in the penultimate qualifying round on Monday.
It was a rough day for a lot of the marquee names as the European Masters qualifiers came to a conclusion on Friday in Preston. Shaun Murphy was the most high-profile casualty but there were also defeats for multiple ranking event champions Stephen Maguire, Ali Carter, and Ricky Walden. Murphy[Read More…]
Ryan Day edged Luca Brecel 4-3 to reach the fourth round of the Gibraltar Open, confirming his spot in the upcoming Players Championship in Llandudno. The Welshman, who also beat Phil O’Kane and Michael Holt on Friday, had been holding on to the 16th and final qualifying spot on the[Read More…]
The first round of the Indian Open was completed on Wednesday with most of the big seeds going through in Hyderabad. The notable exception was 2015 runner-up Ricky Walden, the fourth seed going down 4-1 to Nigel Bond, while Ryan Day also suffered at the hands of the much-improved John[Read More…]
Q-School 2 has ended with eight additional players earning their Main Tour cards in Burton for the next two seasons. Michael Georgiou immediately returns despite failing to break into the top 64 in the world rankings before the end of the last campaign. The Cypriot, who previously competed under the[Read More…]
Ireland’s David Morris beat Jamie Cope 6-4 in his first round match at the UK Championship in York yesterday. Although the opening couple of days were somewhat dominated by upsets and shocks, Morris’ victory, despite being 50 places below his opponent in the world rankings, doesn’t necessarily come as a[Read More…]