There wasn’t a lot of snooker to follow over the last seven days but there’s still plenty to talk about as we review the week gone by.
Tag: Michael Holt
Next week marks the real commencement of the 2019/20 season with each player bidding for a first ranking event win this term.
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh has won the 2019 Snooker Shoot-Out after beating Michael Holt in Sunday’s final at the Watford Colosseum.
An interesting mix of experienced warhorses and up-and-coming talent remains in the hunt for glory in the Indian Open this weekend. Friday will see the last 16 whittled down to the final four as the business end of proceedings heats up in Visakhapatnam. Star top 16 competitors are littered throughout[Read More…]
We’re back discussing this conversation again! For several years the answer to the question of the best player to have never won a ranking event always seemed like a no-brainer. However, in recent times the debate has been thrown on its head with numerous first-time champions on the tour –[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…]
Ronnie O’Sullivan is out of the International Championship after losing 6-4 to Michael Holt in the third round on Wednesday. At the start of 2016, Holt boasted just one solitary victory over the five-time world champion, but that has dramatically changed since after recording a hat-trick of wins this year.[Read More…]
Ronnie O’Sullivan is out of the Shanghai Masters after a 5-2 defeat to Michael Holt in China on Thursday. The 2009 champion was competing in his first event of the campaign and narrowly survived his opening test when he came from 4-1 down to beat Liang Wenbo in the last[Read More…]
Ronnie O’Sullivan came from 4-1 down to win while Stephen Maguire knocked in a maximum break on another entertaining day at the Shanghai Masters. O’Sullivan was playing in his first competitive match of the campaign so was understandably rusty during the opening exchanges. It looked as though China’s Liang was[Read More…]
Neil Robertson began the 2016/17 campaign in style after triumphing in the Riga Masters on Friday. The Australian beat Michael Holt 5-2 in the final to land the first ranking event of a season for the third time in the last four years. With the disbandment of the previous European Tour,[Read More…]