Tag: Michael White

O’Brien into Shanghai Quarters

Fergal O’Brien is into the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters after a grafting 5-3 victory over local amateur Zhao Xintong. The contest got off to a free-flowing start and the scores were tied at the mid-session interval following shared breaks of 80, 69, 61, 42 and 41, but the match[Read More…]

Thrilling Climax to World Qualifiers

The World Championship qualifiers have ended after a dramatic final day of action at the Ponds Forge International Centre in Sheffield. Several of the opening eight matches in the final round had ended under routine circumstances on Tuesday. But Wednesday’s action was typical edge of your seat stuff as an[Read More…]

Dubliners Double Up Early Season

Dubliners Ken Doherty and Fergal O’Brien comfortably qualified for the Australian Open yesterday – making it successive events the pair have reached early this season. Last week, the veteran duo, who have long flown the tricolour flag, won the solitary match necessary to make the venue stage of the Wuxi[Read More…]

Quarter-final Preview

The quarter-final line-up at the Crucible was completed last night with Ronnie O’Sullivan still firmly in the hunt for glory in Sheffield. The reigning champion’s World Snooker Championships odds have been cut to 2/1 as he effortlessly shifted through the gears to overcome Ali Carter in a repeat of last year’s final.[Read More…]

Robertson’s World Hopes Down the Toilet

Robert Milkins caused a major shock on Day six of the 2013 World Championship after he knocked out 2010 champion Neil Robertson 10-8 in Sheffield. The Gloucester cueman had already dispatched of People’s Champion Jimmy White in the final qualifying round to reach the Crucible for the first time in[Read More…]

Talking the Talk

Three days have now passed in the 2013 World Championship and, as always, there have already been many talking points. Three world champions have gone by the wayside in the last couple of days with John Higgins, Mark Williams and Peter Ebdon all suffering early 10-6 defeats. While all three[Read More…]

World Championship First Round Preview

The eagerly anticipated 2013 World Championship gets under way tomorrow as 32 of the best players on the planet do battle for the biggest prize of them all. The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield plays host to the 17-day marathon for a 37th consecutive year with defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan returning[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the British Open – won by Mark Williams.

1. Mark Selby
2. Judd Trump
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Kyren Wilson
6. Shaun Murphy
7. John Higgins
8. Mark Williams
9. Stephen Maguire
10. Ding Junhui
11. Mark Allen
12. Barry Hawkins
13. Stuart Bingham
14. Jack Lisowski
15. Yan Bingtao
16. Anthony McGill

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