Tag: Mark Williams

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…]

The Ronnie League

Ronnie O’Sullivan has been in the final of the last seven Premier Leagues, winning six of those, and last night reached the Play-offs again with victories over Jimmy White and Shaun Murphy. This ensured that, despite going into the night with a slight chance of unexpectedly missing the semi-final stage,[Read More…]

Ding Stoked in Premier League

Ding Junhui leapt to the top of the 2011 Premier League table after winning a dramatic night six in Stoke-on-Trent. The Chinese Sensation came from behind to beat Ali Carter in the final 3-1 having just pipped Londoner Jimmy White in a deciding frame semi-final. Englishman Carter also emerged from[Read More…]

Selby Snatches Shanghai Masters

An enthralling climax to the 2011 Shanghai Masters resulted in Mark Selby winning the last three frames to pip Mark Williams 10-9 to claim the second ranking event title of his career. The victory took on added significance for the Englishman as it guaranteed he will officially become the ninth[Read More…]

Williams and Selby for Number One

Mark Williams and Mark Selby will battle it out in the final of the 2011 Shanghai Masters after coming through contrasting semi-finals in China. Selby demolished surprise opponent Mark King 6-0 in a speedy display and didn’t need to be at his best to overcome the qualifier. King, who has[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…]

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…]