The world champion has reached the final of this tournament for the last two years, each time losing to rival Judd Trump.
Tag: Northern Ireland Open
It’s the fourth ranking event of the 2020/21 campaign this week and the second from the Home Nations series.
The venue in Milton Keynes previously hosted the Championship League and Tour Championship in June.
Live snooker has been sparse since the climax of the Northern Ireland Open but there’s other snooker action to report on in this weekly review.
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 Northern Ireland Open.
Judd Trump beat Ronnie O’Sullivan in an enthralling Northern Ireland Open final to hold onto the Alex Higgins Trophy in Belfast on Sunday.
Judd Trump and Ronnie O’Sullivan will renew their rivalry on Sunday after both reached the NI Open final in Belfast.
Mark Selby failed to reach the Northern Ireland Open semi-final on Friday – ending his unlikely tilt at the £1 million Home Nations bonus.
We’ve reached the Northern Ireland Open quarter-finals stage in Belfast but there’s more worth mentioning from the last week in the sport.