Veterans Fergal O’Brien and Nigel Bond have lost their tour cards after defeats in the World Snooker Championship qualifiers.
Tag: Nigel Bond
The seven-time world champion won’t be returning to the Crucible Theatre this year.
The Chinese number one joins four others in the newly formed group.
After each big tournament this season we’ll be reflecting on the latest action, so let’s take a look at a few things learned after the UK Championship.
Four ex-champions are still in contention at the UK Championship quarter-finals stage at the Barbican Centre in York.
The impact of Judd Trump’s defeat to Nigel Bond will be realised right through the bottom half of the UK Championship draw in York.
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Shaun Murphy has emerged victorious in the Gibraltar Open to collect his seventh ranking event trophy on Sunday. The Englishman beat Judd Trump 4-2 in a high-scoring final to claim his first title in a year. Murphy had been the only invitee to the upcoming Players Championship who had not[Read More…]
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