Tag: Kurt Maflin

Ding and Selby Advance in China

All but one potential frame was played in a dramatic quarter-final day at the China Open on Friday. Ding Junhui, Mark Selby and Kurt Maflin all won in deciders while England’s Gary Wilson reached his first ranking event semi-final after a 5-3 victory over Barry Hawkins. Defending champion Ding marginally[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…]

Finals Day in Gloucester

The last 16 line-up for the Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup was confirmed on Saturday at the Capital Venue in Gloucester. The likes of David Morris and Judd Trump already booked their place on Friday and were joined by eight further players yesterday. World no.1 Neil Robertson was banging in more[Read More…]

One More Match for Jimmy

Jimmy White comfortably dispatched an out of sorts Xiao Guodong to reach the final qualifying round for the 2013 World Championship in Sheffield last night.  The ‘Whirlwind’ delighted his legion of fans around the world by recording a 10-4 victory over the Chinese youngster, ensuring the Londoner is now only[Read More…]

The Wind Gathers Momentum

Jimmy White won his first qualifying round match for this year’s World Championship with a 10-7 victory over China’s Tian Pengfei on Monday night. The ‘Whirlwind’ played well in spells and was generally the more composed of the pair in a contest that was error strewn throughout. 50 year-old White,[Read More…]

Devastating Ding’s Decider Delight

Ding Junhui produced a scintillating comeback to overcome Neil Robertson and win the 2013 PTC Grand Finals in Galway. The Chinese superstar takes home the winner’s cheque of 100,000 pounds, as well as 22,000 pounds for recording the fifth maximum break of his career in Saturday’s quarter-finals. And the 25[Read More…]

Quarters in Galway

The quarter-final line-up for the 2013 Players Tour Championship Grand Finals in Galway has been confirmed and what an intriguing round it promises to be. A mixture of proven champions, journeymen and up-and-comers ensures that the climax to the series at the Bailey Allen Hall should be an exciting one.[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the World Snooker Championship – won by Mark Selby.

1. Judd Trump
2. Mark Selby
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Shaun Murphy
6. Kyren Wilson
7. John Higgins
8. Ding Junhui
9. Stephen Maguire
10. Yan Bingtao
11. Mark Williams
12. Mark Allen
13. Barry Hawkins
14. Jack Lisowski
15. Stuart Bingham
16. Anthony McGill

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