Tag: Mark Williams

Williams Wins Second Premier League Night

Mark Williams won the second Premier League night of the 2011 campaign by overcoming Shaun Murphy in the final 3-1 at Guildford Spectrum. The world number one was nowhere near his fluent best but still had enough in reserve to overcome his English opponent and join fellow Welshman Matthew Stevens[Read More…]

Premier League

The 2011 Premier League gets under way this Thursday as ten tournament champions from last season contest a revised format of the invitational event. In recent years, seven players played each other once in a best of 6 format with points awarded for a win or draw and nothing for[Read More…]

Beaming Bingham Down Under

Stuart Bingham shocked world number one Mark Williams to win the 2011 Australian Open in unbelievable fashion. The qualifier came from 8-5 behind to pip the German Masters champion in the deciding frame 9-8 and with it claim the first ranking event title of his career. Matthew Huart over at[Read More…]

Williams and Bingham into Australian Final

Mark Williams and Stuart Bingham will contest the inaugural Australian Open final after respective 6-2 victories over Ken Doherty and Shaun Murphy in Bendigo. Williams easily dismantled the challenge of Irishman Doherty in a largely one-sided contest. The Welshman opened up a 3-1 lead at the interval and, despite a[Read More…]

Delight for Doherty

Irishman Ken Doherty rolled back the years with a 5-3 victory over Mark Selby in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open in Victoria. The superb win marks the first time since the 2006 China Open that the former world champion has reached the Last 4 in a ranking event. It[Read More…]

Northern Ireland Stun Scotland

Northern Ireland continued their excellent form in the quarter-finals of the 2011 Snooker World Cup by edging out ‘Dream Team’ Scotland 4-3 in Bangkok. There was no such luck for south of the border, though, as Republic of Ireland’s erratic journey came to an end with a disappointing 4-1 defeat[Read More…]

Doherty Delivers at the Death

Ken Doherty gave his Republic of Ireland team a place in the quarter-finals of the Snooker World Cup with a gritty last gasp performance in Thailand. After Pakistan – the nation who shocked the Irish in the opening day of the tournament last Monday – won the last two frames[Read More…]

Ireland Win Marathon

Republic of Ireland got their World Cup campaign back on track today with an elongated 4-1 victory over Egypt in Group A. Ken Doherty and Fergal O’Brien suffered a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of Pakistan on the opening day but are back in a strong position following a[Read More…]

Top Seeds Dominate Day Two

The three top ranked nations at the 2011 Snooker World Cup got their campaigns successfully under way today. Top seeded team Wales recorded the first whitewash of the event by overcoming Egypt 5-0 in Bangkok. The Welsh pairing of world number one Mark Williams and Matthew Stevens did not actually[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the British Open – won by Mark Williams.

1. Mark Selby
2. Judd Trump
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Kyren Wilson
6. Shaun Murphy
7. John Higgins
8. Mark Williams
9. Stephen Maguire
10. Ding Junhui
11. Mark Allen
12. Barry Hawkins
13. Stuart Bingham
14. Jack Lisowski
15. Yan Bingtao
16. Anthony McGill

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