Tag: Marco Fu

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…]

Carter Wins German Masters

Ali Carter came from behind to in the end rather easily see off Marco Fu 9-6 in the German Masters final in Berlin. Being a member of the Top 16 and the runner-up at last year’s World Championship, Englishman Carter naturally started as the bookies favourite despite the fact that[Read More…]

Berlin Eight

The German Masters is down to the quarter-final stage as the final eight go head-to-head tonight in an effort to reach the business end this weekend in Berlin. The opening couple of days has thrown up plenty of shocks but there are still a lot of big-name players still in[Read More…]

No Joyce for Champ Trump

Mark Joyce caused the shock result of the season so far as he beat an out-of-sorts Judd Trump 6-5 in the first round of the UK Championship in York. What made the victory even more incredible was that world no.50 Joyce had to win the last four frames, coming from[Read More…]

Davis Denies Williams

There was a mixed bag of results today in the International Championship as the first round came to a close in Chengdu. Eight matches were contested on Tuesday and the balance between expected victories and unlikely outcomes was rather even. The biggest shock of the day saw Mark Williams, so[Read More…]

Flawless Lawler Wins PTC3

Rod Lawler won his maiden professional title at the age of 41 after beating Marco Fu 4-2 in the final of the third UK Players Tour Championship event in Gloucester. Seasoned campaigner, journeyman, stalwart of the tour. These are all terms that many players who have for years contested the[Read More…]

Trump Ends Another Swail Run

The main draw of the third UK Players Tour Championship event of the season got under way today with the top half whittled down from 64 players to 8 at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. Judd Trump showed a little bit of form in stringing together a trio[Read More…]

Ebdon and Hawkins to Duel Down Under

Peter Ebdon and Barry Hawkins will contest the final of the Australian Open after contrasting wins in the semi-finals in Bendigo. Ebdon once again produced a professional performance that we have grown accustomed to seeing over the years and made relatively light work of Marco Fu in a 6-2 triumph.[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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