Tag: Mark Williams

Doherty and Murphy Out for Six

Ken Doherty and Robert Murphy were knocked out of the 6-Red World Championship in Bangkok yesterday – ending any Irish involvement in the event. Doherty was destroyed in a whitewash defeat to home contender Noppon Saengkham in the last 32. While his countryman Murphy, an seasoned amateur on the Irish[Read More…]

Calabrese Sails Through in Doncaster

Vinnie Calebrese enjoyed the best day of his fledgling professional career as he won three matches at the third Euro Tour event in Doncaster yesterday. The Australian first came from two frames down to overcome UK and Masters champion Mark Selby 4-2 and then repeated the feat in the last[Read More…]

Williams a Winner Again

Mark Williams ended a two-year barren spell by winning the inaugural Rotterdam Open in the Netherlands yesterday. The Welshman will go down as one of the sport’s greatest ever players but his career has been anything but consistent. A dominant force at the beginning of the century, Williams won two[Read More…]

Mighty Morris into Last 32

Ireland’s David Morris held off a stern challenge from Gary Wilson of England to progress to the last 32 of the Wuxi Classic in China yesterday. The Kilkenny cueist was never behind but needed the final pink in the decider to secure a tight 5-4 victory. With the help of[Read More…]

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…]

Williams Finds Potting Power

Yesterday at the China Open saw a brace of comebacks from two players at very much different points in the careers. At 4-2 down to Ali Carter, Mark Williams looked to be heading for yet another early exit in what has been a dreadful season for the two-time world champion[Read More…]

China Open Second Round

The last 16 of the China Open takes place today in Beijing as the field in the penultimate event of the season whittles itself down to eight. UK and Masters champion Mark Selby produced a scintillating performance yesterday to hammer Mark King 5-1 with the aid of three centuries and[Read More…]

Welsh Open Preview

This week sees the Welsh Open take place in Newport. The tournament is the third oldest ranking event on the calendar but it certainly doesn’t boast that high a reputation in terms of prestige. In fact, many would argue that the event in Wales is possibly the least important of[Read More…]

2013 Masters Preview

The 2013 Masters gets under way on Sunday as the 16 best ranked players in the world do battle at the Alexandra Palace in London. First staged in 1975, the Masters is now the second longest running professional tournament on the annual calendar – behind only the World Championship itself[Read More…]