Tag: Masters

Higgins Battles Through Liang Test

John Higgins and Neil Robertson completed the quarter-final line-up on Wednesday after coming through their respective opening tests in the Masters. In a day that almost mirrored Tuesday’s action, Higgins first had to emerge from a tight high-quality tussle with Liang Wenbo before Australia’s Robertson enjoyed an easier time of[Read More…]

O’Sullivan and Selby to Battle Again

Ronnie O’Sullivan and Mark Selby will clash in a mouthwatering quarter-final at the Masters after emerging from contrasting opening round encounters at Alexandra Palace on Tuesday. O’Sullivan was making his TV return following a self-inflicted hiatus from the sport that lasted about eight months and many queried what kind of[Read More…]

Trump Enjoys Early Victory

Judd Trump got the better of Stephen Maguire in a high-quality first round encounter at the Masters on Monday. Both men are previous semi-finalists and would have been hoping to embark on a run to at least a maiden final, if not the title itself. The pair met at the[Read More…]

Bingham and Allen Master Day One

Defending champion Shaun Murphy crashed out on the opening day of the 2016 Masters after a 6-4 defeat to Mark Allen at the Alexandra Palace. Former winner Ding Junhui is also out following a similar scoreline loss to world champion Stuart Bingham in the evening session. Allen and Murphy were[Read More…]

Masters Preview

The most prestigious invitation event of the season gets under way on Sunday with the Dafabet Masters at Alexandra Palace. The top 16 players in the world rankings will go head to head for the coveted title in London, with a handy £200,000 on offer for the champion. Not only[Read More…]

Masters Tickets Selling Fast

Demand for tickets has been so high for next week’s Dafabet Masters that World Snooker has added extra seats in the arena. Snooker fans have snapped up tickets to see the world’s leading 16 players battling for the trophy and a top prize of £200,000, with the final selling out[Read More…]

Masters Favourites Following Shanghai

By Steve Dixon International sports and gaming freelance blogger We’ve seen some surprise event winners since the start of the 2014-15 snooker season in May. Peter Lines winning the Pink Ribbon pro-am was seen by some as an unexpected result back in June, and not many expected Stephen Maguire’s recent[Read More…]