Tag: Mark Allen

Arcaden Shopping Open

The twelfth and final Players Tour Championship event of the season concludes tomorrow in Munich as the remaining 16 players battle it out for the last Grand Final positions that are up for grabs. The tournament also enjoys a sub-plot with a triumph for Ricky Walden enough to see him[Read More…]

Double 147

As the opening round of the PDC World Darts Championship gets under way at the Alexandra Palace tonight – the stage for next ┬ámonth’s Masters – snooker enjoyed a rare double of its own as two maximum 147 breaks were compiled on the same day for the first time in[Read More…]

UK Triumph for Naughty Trump

Judd Trump emerged victorious in a spectacular final to beat Mark Allen 10-8 and claim his first UK Championship trophy in York. In a final of unparalleled standards, The Englishman resisted a spirited fightback from Allen to win his second ranking event of 2011 and end the year as the[Read More…]

Allen Fights Past Fu

Mark Allen won the last two frames to beat Marco Fu 6-5 in the quarter-finals of the UK Championship in York. Qualifier Ricky Walden will be the Ulsterman’s opponent for a place in Sunday’s final after the Englishman knocked out former world champion Shaun Murphy 6-3. In a topsy-turvy contest[Read More…]

Fu Shocks Selby

Wednesday served up a day of shocks as both the world number one and two were sent crashing at the second round of the UK Championship in York. A pair of surprise 6-3 defeats were the undoing of Shanghai Masters champion Mark Selby and German Masters winner Mark Williams. Selby[Read More…]

Trump Through With Angry Allen

Judd Trump came from 4-2 behind to beat Dominic Dale 6-4 and set-up a mouth-watering second round clash with Ronnie O’Sullivan at the UK Championship in York. However, the day will be mainly remembered for controversial comments made by Ulsterman Mark Allen, who launched a scathing attack at World Snooker[Read More…]

Robertson Claims Alex Higgins Trophy

Neil Robertson beat Judd Trump 4-1 to win the Alex Higgins International Trophy in Killarney. The Australian’s victory is his second Players Tour Championship event success in recent weeks having claimed the Warsaw Classic earlier in the month. The final was a scrappy affair, not at all what had been[Read More…]

Allen Finds Form

Mark Allen reached the last 16 of the Alex Higgins International Trophy to the loss of just one frame on day two in Killarney. The Northern Irishman whitewashed Paul Davison and Mike Dunn before seeing off England’s Dave Gilbert 4-1 to reach the fourth round. The Antrim man has struggled[Read More…]

Allen Battles with Bingham

Mark Allen defeated Marcus Campbell 5-1 to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open but wasted little time in goading his next opponent, Stuart Bingham. Bingham also enjoyed a comfortable victory in the second round today when he whitewashed Tom Ford in a speedy display but will undoubtedly find it[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…]