Tag: Neil Robertson

Late Night in Sheffield

John Higgins and Neil Robertson are the only Top 16 members through to the fourth round of PTC 5 in Sheffield so far following an elongated day’s snooker. At the time of writing (2am), Michael White, who had earlier edged Anthony McGill 4-2 in a marathon that finished past midnight,[Read More…]

Williams Whitewashes Stevens

Welshman Mark Williams thrashed his countryman Matthew Stevens 5-0 to book his place in the last four of the Shanghai Masters in China. The world number one continues to gallantly defend his status as the world’s best player from the stern challenge of Mark Selby, who also won in contrasting[Read More…]

Sheriff Guns Down The Rocket

Anthony Hamilton won the final three frames to oust 2009 champion Ronnie O’Sullivan 5-3 and progress to the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters in China. The ‘Sheriff or Pottingham’, named so for┬áhis time living in Nottingham, produced his third excellent display of the week as he reached the last eight[Read More…]

Gould Comeback Stuns Ding

Martin Gould staged an unbelievable fightback from 3-0 behind to beat home favourite Ding Junhui 5-3 at the Shanghai Masters in China. Both players started the match in a nervy manner but Ding clinched a scrappy opener and took the next two to appear on his way to a very[Read More…]

O’Brien Battles into Last 16

Fergal O’Brien showed grit and determination in the Paul Hunter Classic as he came from 3-1 behind to oust Chinese Sensation Ding Junhui in Furth. The fearless Irishman had earlier in the day endured a marathon encounter with countryman Joe Delaney – eventually prevailing on the final black in the[Read More…]

Premier League

The 2011 Premier League gets under way this Thursday as ten tournament champions from last season contest a revised format of the invitational event. In recent years, seven players played each other once in a best of 6 format with points awarded for a win or draw and nothing for[Read More…]

Ticket Home for Higgins

World champion John Higgins was sent crashing out of the 2011 Australian Open this morning after a 5-4 defeat to qualifier Matthew Selt. The world number two led 4-1 and seemed in cruise control despite not playing anywhere near his best in Bendigo. However, 26 year-old Selt won the final[Read More…]

Australian Goldfields Open Preview

The inaugural Australian Goldfields Open will get under way on Monday but the new event has already been clouded with the withdrawal of Ronnie O’Sullivan. World Snooker announced today that the fan favourite made it all the way to Bangkok in his journey Down Under but subsequently experienced neck and[Read More…]