English duo Brandon Sargeant and David Grace are set to secure Main Tour places after sealing the top two spots on snooker’s Challenge Tour.
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Adam Duffy beat fellow Englishman Matthew Glasby 3-1 to claim the ninth event on the inaugural Challenge Tour series in Sheffield.
David Lilley beat Brandon Sargeant 3-1 to win the fifth Challenge Tour event of the season at the Cueball Snooker Club in Derby. Former European amateur champion Lilley won his first three matches with ease courtesy of whitewash scorelines, before passing his first proper test in the quarter-finals with a[Read More…]
Mitchell Mann rose to the top of the Challenge Tour Order of Merit after winning the fourth event of the inaugural campaign in Germany on Tuesday. The Englishman had already reached a final, a semi-final, and a quarter-final over the last few months and his consistency eventually paid off as[Read More…]
David Grace became the second winner of the new Challenge Tour after winning six matches across two days of action at the Preston Guild Hall this week. The Englishman began the competition with a hard-fought 3-2 victory over Jamie O’Neill before seeing off Simon Bedford, Phil O’Kane, and James Cahill[Read More…]
The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) announced on Thursday two new partnerships, which will see support offered to current main tour snooker players who are struggling with mental health issues. A signatory to the Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation, launched by The Sport and Recreation Alliance,[Read More…]
Ding Junhui just about survived in the first round of the UK Championship as he required a 74 clearance to steal victory from Igor Figueiredo in York on Tuesday. Two-time champion Ding appeared set to be heading for an early exit when he lost four frames in a row to[Read More…]
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…]
The World Championship qualifiers came to a conclusion on Wednesday with 16 players emerging from Ponds Forge to complete the last 32 line-up at the Crucible. As always, there was plenty of drama and tension in Sheffield as a coveted place in the main draw was at stake, and it[Read More…]