An amateur player is guaranteed a World Snooker Championship spot in Thursday’s main draw after an incredible day of qualifying in Sheffield on Sunday.
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The 2019 Indian Open final on Sunday will be contested between two players who have never previously won a ranking event.
The players returned to England on Tuesday for the start of the International Championship qualifiers at the Barnsley Metrodome. The lucrative ranking event returns to the calendar for a seventh successive season at the end of the month but first there’s the preliminary round to negotiate, with half of the[Read More…]
Matthew Selt comfortably overcame the challenge of three-time women’s world champion Ng On Yee in the first round of World Championship qualifying on Wednesday in Sheffield. Ng, who defended her women’s world title at a canter last month in Malta, had been among a group of several amateur players invited[Read More…]
Former world champion Ken Doherty took advantage of a depleted field in the Gibraltar Open to reach the fourth round on Friday at the Victoria Stadium. The Gibraltar Open, in its final year of a three-year contract, already lacked the financial pull to attract most of the sport’s top stars[Read More…]
By Frank B. Halfar In Berlin The second day is the busiest of the tournament here in Berlin – three sessions with a total of twelve matches to play. The morning exchanges are happily missed by yours truly, who has never been an early riser, and now with the good[Read More…]
Masters champion Mark Allen couldn’t maintain his run of form as he bowed out of the German Masters at the last 32 stage on Wednesday in Berlin. The 31 year-old became the first Northern Irishman in more than three decades to claim one of the Triple Crown events when he[Read More…]
A dramatic third day of action in the International Championship qualifiers saw four matches go the distance at the Preston Guild Hall on Thursday. Fifth seed Shaun Murphy wasn’t among that quartet, indeed the twice ranking event finalist from this campaign wasted little time as he routed Matthew Bolton 6-0.[Read More…]
Neil Robertson and Ryan Day were among the final qualifiers as the preliminary round for the China Championship wrapped up on Tuesday in Preston. Robertson lost his opening frame against Gerard Greene to a century break but levelled by pinching a close second, before subsequently controlling the contest for a[Read More…]