Stephen Maguire and Michael White were among the casualties as the Riga Masters qualifiers continued on Tuesday at Ponds Forge in Sheffield.
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New professional Louis Heathcote was among the early winners as the 2019/20 campaign began with the Riga Masters qualifiers on Monday in Sheffield.
The 2019/20 snooker season will tentatively get under way on Monday with the first batch of ranking event qualifiers at Ponds Forge.
Neil Robertson has won the 2018 Riga Masters after a 5-2 victory over Jack Lisowski in the final in Latvia on Sunday. The Australian took advantage of a poor display from his opponent, who was featuring in a ranking event final for the first time in his career, to prevail[Read More…]
Former Riga Masters champion Neil Robertson heads an interesting last eight line-up that will fight it out for the 2018 edition on the final day of action in Latvia on Sunday. The Australian, the winner two years ago in the Eastern European capital city, was in trademark high-scoring form as[Read More…]
Ryan Day’s first defence of a ranking event ended in immediate disappointment as he lost 4-3 to Ali Carter in the last 64 of the Riga Masters on Friday. The Welshman, who landed his maiden ranking title just over 12 months ago in the Latvian capital city, was handed a[Read More…]
Viva la Riga! After one of the most prolonged spells of downtime on the professional circuit in years, snooker returns on Friday in the Latvian capital for the first ranking event of the new season – the Riga Masters. Okay, so in the beginning of July a bout of qualifying[Read More…]
A day after the conclusion of the preliminary round for the Riga Masters, the World Open qualifiers are set to take place this weekend at the Preston Guild Hall. Riga Masters qualifying finished on Thursday with the majority of the higher ranked players again emerging with early victories at the[Read More…]
The Riga Masters qualifiers continued at the Preston Guild Hall on Wednesday with Mark Allen, Kyren Wilson, and Anthony McGill all progressing to the main stages. Masters champion Allen, with an average shot time of less than 15 seconds, won an entertaining contest with Daniel Wells 4-2 while Wilson, the[Read More…]
Stuart Bingham became the first big-name casualty in the first event of the season as he crashed to a 4-0 defeat to Niu Zhuang in the qualifying round for the Riga Masters on Tuesday. The 2015 world champion appeared to be in rusty shape as his opponent took advantage of[Read More…]