Tag: Marco Fu

Asia’s Best Contest International Final

Arguably the best two Asian players of all time go head-to-head for the International Championship title in Chengdu on Sunday. Unquestionably, China’s Ding Junhui is the greatest cueman to come out of the continent, highlighted by his abundance of success at such an early age already. And the only other[Read More…]

Ding’s Dominance Continues

Ding Junhui remains on course for a rare hat-trick of ranking event titles after he came through a tough test with Peter Ebdon to reach the semi-finals of the International Championship. The Chinese sensation had already become the clear favourite to collect the trophy in Chengdu after the defeats of[Read More…]

Walden Wins Bluebell Wood Open

Ricky Walden held off a fight back from Marco Fu to win his first PTC title at the Bluebell Wood Open in Doncaster. The Englishman opened up a 3-1 advantage despite Fu making a 113 break but saw his lead evaporated as the contest headed for a decider. Hong Kong’s[Read More…]

Feature: My Week in Bendigo

By Colin Bell It was time for the annual Goldfields Open in Bendigo, Victoria – the only snooker ranking event in Australia. There had been some negative publicity prior to the event. Top ranking players not entering, complaints about the distance, prize money and the tax all got mentioned. In order to[Read More…]

Fu Finds Form to Land Second Title

Marco Fu yesterday claimed his second ranking event title by beating home favourite Neil Robertson 9-6 in the Australian Open final in Bendigo. The 35 year-old thoroughly deserved the victory, being the best player of the week by some distance. Even though neither he nor Robbo played particularly well in[Read More…]

Selby Safely Through in Oz

Mark Selby is into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open after outclassing Zhang Anda 5-1 in Bendigo.  The UK and Masters champion produced an excellent display to easily overcome his Chinese opponent.  The 30 year-old raced into a 4-0 lead at the interval thanks to breaks 69, 71, 76 and 90. [Read More…]

Favourites Begin to Battle

Three of the major favourites for the 2013 World Championship got off to winning starts yesterday as Mark Selby, Judd Trump and Ding Junhui all advanced to the second round in Sheffield. Despite the relatively comfortable looking scorelines of all three, Selby was the only player who was truly never[Read More…]

Gould Wins Championship League

Martin Gould won the 2013 Championship League last night at Crondon Park after edging Ali Carter 3-2 in the final. The Winners Group saw seven players who had already emerged successful in previous qualifying groups com together to fight it out for the main prize. The round-robin stage was a[Read More…]

World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the Northern Ireland Open – won by Mark Allen.

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

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