The Rocket was also docked a frame for being late for one of his matches.
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The 2019 Indian Open final on Sunday will be contested between two players who have never previously won a ranking event.
Joe Swail produced his best result in a long while as he came from behind to edge Jack Lisowski 4-3 in the last 64 of the Indian Open on Thursday.
Two players from the exciting crop of young Chinese cueists will face off against a pair of multiple world champions in the China Championship semi-finals on Saturday. Zhao Xintong and Lyu Haotian, still only aged 21 and 20 respectively, will meet world number one Mark Selby and 30-time ranking event[Read More…]
The field has been whittled down in Guangzhou as the 2018 China Championship quarter-finals is set to entertain the final eight contenders on Friday. There is a distinct mix of proven winners and inexperienced pretenders throughout the draw, meaning that the final few days in China promise to be full[Read More…]
Mark Allen became the first player to reach the quarter-finals of the 2018 World Snooker Championship after a 13-8 victory over Joe Perry on Friday. The Northern Irishman was in front for most of the match and managed to pull away in the final session as Perry’s game abandoned him.[Read More…]
Well, it’s fair to say that the first round predictions didn’t go according to plan. There were a few near misses, like with Shaun Murphy, Ryan Day, and Graeme Dott bowing out in tight affairs with Jamie Jones, Anthony McGill, and Ali Carter respectively. But there were also some shockers,[Read More…]
China’s Lyu Haotian produced a terrific performance to beat Marco Fu 10-5 on his World Snooker Championship debut at the weekend in Sheffield. Lyu benefited from an opponent who was clearly rusty after only just making his return from a lengthy spell on the sidelines following eye surgery earlier this[Read More…]
Joe Perry inflicted a shock 10-4 drubbing on reigning champion Mark Selby on the opening day of the World Snooker Championship on Saturday in Sheffield. Selby had been one of the title favourites after a two-year winning run at the Crucible Theatre and a recent triumph in the lucrative China[Read More…]