Tag: Michael Holt

Grinding Win for Mark Selby

Mark Selby held off a stern challenge from qualifier Sam Baird to reach the quarter-finals of the World Championship in Sheffield. After a tight opening exchange in which there was never more than a frame between them right up until 6-6, the 2014 champion appeared to gain control of the[Read More…]

Marco Fu into Quarter-Finals

Marco Fu became the first name into the quarter-finals of the Betfred World Championship after a 13-9 victory over Anthony McGill on Friday. The Hong Kong 38 year-old was in control of the contest after somewhat fortuitously emerging from the second session with a two-frame lead intact despite his opponent[Read More…]

Hitman Holt Knocks Out Robertson

Neil Robertson became the latest top seed to exit the 2016 Betfred World Championship after a 10-6 defeat to Michael Holt on Tuesday. The Australian was one of the favourites heading into the season-ending event but ran into a challenger who produced one of the performances of his career. The[Read More…]

Holt Halts Rocket

Michael Holt stunned Ronnie O’Sullivan in a first round decider of the World Grand Prix on Tuesday. The Englishman raced into a 3-0 lead with breaks of 88 and 119 but watched as his opponent rallied to force a final frame. There, one would have backed O’Sullivan to continue his[Read More…]

Seeds Stumble in Berlin

Thursday in the German Masters proved to be a much busier affair than what came the day prior in Berlin. While Wednesday had featured four whitewash wins, the second day of action at the Tempodrom saw three matches dramatically go the distance while the higher seeds also continued to tumble out[Read More…]