Tag: Liang Wenbo

Mehta Wins World Games Gold

India’s Aditya Mehta comfortably beat Liang Wenbo of China 3-0 in the men’s snooker gold medal winning match at the World Games in Colombia. The 27 year-old put the disappointment of losing in the semi-finals of the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games behind him by storming to the victory[Read More…]

China Win Team Gold in Incheon

China has won their second gold medal in snooker at the 2013 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games after winning the Men’s Team event in Incheon, South Korea. The Chinese trio of Ding Junhui, Liang Wenbo and Tian Pengfei narrowly overcame Indian duo Aditya Mehta and Brijesh Damani in the[Read More…]

Mighty Morris into Last 32

Ireland’s David Morris held off a stern challenge from Gary Wilson of England to progress to the last 32 of the Wuxi Classic in China yesterday. The Kilkenny cueist was never behind but needed the final pink in the decider to secure a tight 5-4 victory. With the help of[Read More…]

Liang Denies Doherty

There was a distinctly international flavour in the Bulgarian Open today as three Englishman, two Chinese, two Scotsmen and an Australian made it through to the last 16 in Sofia tomorrow. With the increasing prospect of the Grand Finals returning to Galway next march, Ken Doherty was hoping to solidify[Read More…]

China’s Coming

In 2008 and 2010, three Chinese players contested the last 32 of the World Championship in Sheffield – discounting Hong Kong’s Marco Fu. Only last year’s semi-finalist Ding Junhui is assured of his place at the Crucible Theatre next Saturday but there is a possibility that four others could join[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…]

Morris Marches On

Kilkenny’s David Morris beat north of the border’s Gerard Greene 5-2 in the first qualifying round of the German Masters today in Sheffield. Morris, who turns 23 on Sunday, raced into a 4-0 lead with some impressive early play before withstanding a mini-revival from his opponent to seal an important[Read More…]

Doherty Finds Form Down Under

Ken Doherty defeated Top 8 player Stephen Maguire 5-2 today to reach the second round of the Australian Open in Victoria. In start contrast to his performance for Republic of Ireland in last week’s World Cup, former world champion Doherty showed signs of his former self as he dominated proceedings[Read More…]

World Cup for China

Ding Junhui and Liang Wenbo claimed the 2011 World Cup for China after a 4-2 triumph over Northern Ireland in Bangkok. Earlier in the day, China had overcome top seeds Wales 4-1 in the last four while the Irish edged out Hong Kong in their second successive deciding frame thriller.[Read More…]