Tag: Mark Davis

General Cup Starts Sunday

The 2014 General Cup gets under way in Hong Kong on Sunday as the snooker season enjoys another mini leg in China. First contested in 2004, The General Cup has been an almost permanent fixture on the calendar since 2009. For one reason or another, there never seems to be[Read More…]

Wind Blown Out of 6 Reds

The tedious round-robin phase of the 2014 Six Red World Championship is approaching its conclusion today and there are hardly any big-name casualties as we reach the last 32. The knockout stage¬†will feature two-time defending champion Mark Davis after the Englishman won three out of his five encounters in his[Read More…]

Four Left in Australia

Neil Robertson continued his quest on Thursday to capture glory in his home event, the Australian Open in Bendigo. The 32 year-old was in a tough encounter with Englishman Robert Milkins in his quarter-final bout today when the scores were locked at 2-2 at the interval. Yet, Robbo was able[Read More…]

Stevens Ousts O’Brien in Oz

Matthew Stevens was the first man to the reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open today as he overcame Ireland’s Fergal O’Brien 5-2 in Bendigo. With there being such a short period in between this ranking event and the Wuxi Classic which only concluded on Sunday, the format was slightly[Read More…]

Champion Selby Survives Scare

Defending champion Mark Selby and Scot John Higgins set up a quarter-final clash with each other after contrasting victories on the opening day of the 2014 Masters. Alexandra Palace in London was packed with almost 1500 people as Selby, three times a winner of the prestigious event over the last[Read More…]

Ronnie Snatches Semi-Final Spot

Ronnie O’Sullivan came from 3-0 and 5-3 down to beat Ding Junhui 6-5 in a thriller at the Champion of Champions in Coventry on Friday night. The world champion was up against arguably the best player in the world right now, Ding, who has won the last three ranking events[Read More…]

Shanghai Masters Quarter-Final Preview

The quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters take place on Friday with markedly different halves of the draw in China. While the bottom section is dominated by established stars of the sport, the top half is a mixture of new blood and season campaigners who perhaps have never fully reached their[Read More…]

Shanghai Masters

The Shanghai Masters gets under way today in China with several of the sport’s top stars competing for the 80,000 pounds top prize. The season has been ongoing since the end of May but September is often regarded as the month in which the campaign gathers pace. There are a[Read More…]