Tag: Mark King

Talking the Talk

Three days have now passed in the 2013 World Championship and, as always, there have already been many talking points. Three world champions have gone by the wayside in the last couple of days with John Higgins, Mark Williams and Peter Ebdon all suffering early 10-6 defeats. While all three[Read More…]

King Banishes Williams, Brecel Beams

Mark King beat Mark Williams 6-3 to cause the fourth big shock of the week as the first round of the UK Championship came to a conclusion in York. With a surprisingly strong record over the Welshman – six wins from their previous twelve encounters – King was always going[Read More…]

Selby and Ding Dumped Out

World no.1 Mark Selby and home favourite Ding Junhui recorded unexpected losses on day two of the Shanghai Masters in China today. Defending champion Selby had come into the event seemingly in good form having claimed the second UK Players Tour Championship event of the season a few weeks ago[Read More…]

In Form Ronnie at Pink PTC

Ronnie O’Sullivan cruised into the fourth round of the Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup to the loss of only a single frame in Gloucester. Two whitewash wins over Jordan Winbourne and Aditya Mehta preceded a 4-1 triumph new Top 16 member Martin Gould. ‘The Rocket’ has long advocated for a less[Read More…]

Williams Whitewashes Stevens

Welshman Mark Williams thrashed his countryman Matthew Stevens 5-0 to book his place in the last four of the Shanghai Masters in China. The world number one continues to gallantly defend his status as the world’s best player from the stern challenge of Mark Selby, who also won in contrasting[Read More…]

Sheriff Guns Down The Rocket

Anthony Hamilton won the final three frames to oust 2009 champion Ronnie O’Sullivan 5-3 and progress to the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters in China. The ‘Sheriff or Pottingham’, named so for┬áhis time living in Nottingham, produced his third excellent display of the week as he reached the last eight[Read More…]

Carter Sent Flying

Defending champion Ali Carter was sent crashing out of the 2011 Shanghai Masters today following a 5-4 defeat to Mark King. Neither of the Englishmen were at their best throughout a lengthy battle but King produced his most positive result of the season to ease his hopes of remaining inside[Read More…]