Tag: Ricky Walden

Fearless Fergal Falls Flat

Fergal O’Brien couldn’t inspire himself with home advantage as he went down 4-0 to Joe Perry in the first round of the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals at the Bailey Allen Hall in Galway. From a purely selfish point of view, it may have been a better thing for the[Read More…]

Arcaden Shopping Open

The twelfth and final Players Tour Championship event of the season concludes tomorrow in Munich as the remaining 16 players battle it out for the last Grand Final positions that are up for grabs. The tournament also enjoys a sub-plot with a triumph for Ricky Walden enough to see him[Read More…]

Double 147

As the opening round of the PDC World Darts Championship gets under way at the Alexandra Palace tonight – the stage for next ┬ámonth’s Masters – snooker enjoyed a rare double of its own as two maximum 147 breaks were compiled on the same day for the first time in[Read More…]

Allen Fights Past Fu

Mark Allen won the last two frames to beat Marco Fu 6-5 in the quarter-finals of the UK Championship in York. Qualifier Ricky Walden will be the Ulsterman’s opponent for a place in Sunday’s final after the Englishman knocked out former world champion Shaun Murphy 6-3. In a topsy-turvy contest[Read More…]

Fu Shocks Selby

Wednesday served up a day of shocks as both the world number one and two were sent crashing at the second round of the UK Championship in York. A pair of surprise 6-3 defeats were the undoing of Shanghai Masters champion Mark Selby and German Masters winner Mark Williams. Selby[Read More…]

Trump Through With Angry Allen

Judd Trump came from 4-2 behind to beat Dominic Dale 6-4 and set-up a mouth-watering second round clash with Ronnie O’Sullivan at the UK Championship in York. However, the day will be mainly remembered for controversial comments made by Ulsterman Mark Allen, who launched a scathing attack at World Snooker[Read More…]

Wonderful Walden Fires 147

Ricky Walden became the third Englishman in a week to compile a perfect frame of snooker at the tenth Players Tour Championship event in Sheffield. Former Shanghai Masters champion Walden constructed the 147 break in his opening round match with Welshman Gareth Allen following two similar maximums recently by Mike[Read More…]

Robertson Romps to Warsaw Classic Victory

Neil Robertson performed at a very high level to claim the sixth Players Tour Championship event of the season, beating Ricky Walden 4-1 in Poland. The Australian had earlier edged tight encounters with Stephen Maguire and Shaun Murphy before whitewashing Stephen Lee in the last four. Walden came from 3-2[Read More…]