Tag: Marco Fu

Marco Fu Taken by Akani

Former runner-up Marco Fu crashed out of the International Championship in qualifying at the Guild Hall on Wednesday. The world number six became the highest profile casualty of the preliminaries so far in Preston as he succumbed to a 6-4 defeat to Thailand’s Akani Songsersmawad. The 39 year-old led 3-1[Read More…]

Preview: Hong Kong Masters

Snooker returns for the elite with the Hong Kong Masters this week at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium on Thursday. The top eight players in the world rankings have been invited to contest a lucrative invitational event in the autonomous region. Only Ding Junhui declined to take part, reportedly because his[Read More…]

Preview: World Championship Quarter-Finals

144 have become just eight as the World Championship embarks on the quarter-final stage at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Four former champions remain in contention to win the sport’s blue riband event, and with it the whopping £375,000 champion’s cheque. Arguably the tie of the round is the eagerly anticipated clash[Read More…]

Players Championship: Semi-Final Preview

Four players remain in the hunt for the lucrative Players Championship title in Llandudno this week. The field of 16 players, invited based on their high earnings from this season, has been whittled down to the semi-finalists after eight sessions of action in Wales. Host broadcaster ITV’s horse racing coverage[Read More…]