Tag: Ken Doherty

Welsh Open Preview

With the qualifying stages complete, the attention now turns to the Welsh Open this week in Newport. The Welsh Open has, throughout the years, been perhaps unfairly chastised as being one of the least important ranking events on the annual calendar. However, the 2012 edition marks the 20th anniversary of[Read More…]

Doherty Dumped by Defending Champ

Ken Doherty advanced beyond the wildcard round but then suffered a thrashing at the hands of defending champion Mark Williams in the first round of the German Masters in Berlin. The Dubliner easily saw off home favourite Patrick Einsle this morning 5-1 to safely progress into the last 32 but[Read More…]

Wonderful Walden Fires 147

Ricky Walden became the third Englishman in a week to compile a perfect frame of snooker at the tenth Players Tour Championship event in Sheffield. Former Shanghai Masters champion Walden constructed the 147 break in his opening round match with Welshman Gareth Allen following two similar maximums recently by Mike[Read More…]

Comeback Ken Qualifies for Germany

Ken Doherty came from 4-0 behind to beat teenager Sam Craigie in outstanding fashion and progress to the final stage of the German Masters next February. 17 year-old Craigie showed no fear in going into an apparently insurmountable lead at the interval but felt the pressure when the former world[Read More…]

Fine Lines for Doherty

Peter Lines came from 5-3 behind to knock out Dubliner Ken Doherty in a nervy deciding frame thriller to book his place at the UK Championship next month. Journeyman Lines memorably reached the quarter-finals of the event two years ago, meaning it was imperative for him to go on a[Read More…]

Crafty Ken Through in Killarney

Ken Doherty was the star attraction on day three of the Alex Higgins International Trophy and progressed to round four after three successive deciding-frame victories. The Irishman has been involved in some dramatic encounters down the years – World Championship finals included – but put his home fans through the[Read More…]

Doherty Makes Progress in PTC3

Ken Doherty continued his early season resurgence as he made the last 16 of the third players tour championship event of the season. The former world champion made the semi-finals of the Australian Open last month and furthered his good form in Sheffield. The former world number two beat Martin[Read More…]

Delight for Doherty

Irishman Ken Doherty rolled back the years with a 5-3 victory over Mark Selby in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open in Victoria. The superb win marks the first time since the 2006 China Open that the former world champion has reached the Last 4 in a ranking event. It[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the UK Championship – won by Zhao Xintong.

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. Zhao Xintong
10. Barry Hawkins
11. Mark Allen
12. Stephen Maguire
13. Stuart Bingham
14. Anthony McGill
15. Yan Bingtao
16. Jack Lisowski

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