The action in Sheffield over the last week hasn’t been limited to just the Crucible Theatre.
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There are just eight players left standing with the English Open quarter-finals set to take place on Friday in Crawley.
Mark Allen’s bid to claim a title on home soil ended in immediate disappointment as he exited the Northern Ireland Open in the first round on Monday. In a day full of upsets, Stuart Bingham’s bid for an unlikely million pound bonus for capturing all four Home Nations trophies in[Read More…]
Two 147 breaks were compiled as the professional players entered the fray in the 2018 Paul Hunter Classic in Furth on Friday. The 15th edition of the ranking event in Germany had been notable in its lack of star names, with only a handful of top 32 ranked competitors in[Read More…]
Ryan Day secured his second ranking title of the campaign after a 4-0 victory over Cao Yupeng in the final of the Gibraltar Open on Sunday. The Welshman, who after years of near misses finally captured his maiden ranking event trophy at the Riga Masters last summer, was in mostly[Read More…]
Former world champion Ken Doherty took advantage of a depleted field in the Gibraltar Open to reach the fourth round on Friday at the Victoria Stadium. The Gibraltar Open, in its final year of a three-year contract, already lacked the financial pull to attract most of the sport’s top stars[Read More…]
Ronnie O’Sullivan scored his second successive whitewash win in qualifying after a 5-0 schooling of Christopher Keogan on Friday. The 41 year-old made it a Chinese double, reaching the main event of the Shanghai Masters after last week inflicting a heavy 6-0 defeat on Gerard Greene to similarly make the[Read More…]
A dramatic third day of action in the International Championship qualifiers saw four matches go the distance at the Preston Guild Hall on Thursday. Fifth seed Shaun Murphy wasn’t among that quartet, indeed the twice ranking event finalist from this campaign wasted little time as he routed Matthew Bolton 6-0.[Read More…]
Lee Walker deservedly beat Mark Selby as the last 64 of the World Open reached its conclusion on Tuesday in China. The Welshman took full advantage of the out-of-sorts world champion to seal a 5-2 victory and move into the second round in Yushan. Selby, who has struggled so far[Read More…]