Tag: Robert Milkins

It’s There!

Over the course of the upcoming World Championship many will be pinned to their seats inside the Crucible Theatre, while there will be countless others glued to their screens watching from afar. In a 17-day ‘marathon of the mind’ there’s a lot to take in and, because of that, so much[Read More…]

Deciding Matters in World Qualifiers

A highly dramatic last session to the final World Championship qualifiers resulted in an amazing five deciding frame thrillers in Ponds Forge. Given the amount of matches played over the last week and the enormity of the consequences of each result, the lack of more 10-9 scorelines earlier on was somewhat[Read More…]

Ding Sets up Higgins Quarter-Final

Ding Junhui recorded arguably his best win of the entire season as he ousted the in-form Mark Williams to reach the quarter-final of the China Open on Thursday. The defending champion looked a much more confident force following his earlier victories this week over Marcus Campbell and Mark Davis, knocking[Read More…]

Maguire Tames Trump

Stephen Maguire came from behind to beat Judd Trump 6-4 while Neil Robertson repeated the scoreline against Robert Milkins on the second day of the Masters. Maguire gained a modicum of revenge over Trump after being defeated by the same margin to the Englishman at the recent UK Championship in York.[Read More…]

Easy UK Wins for Hawkins and Bingham

The 2014 Coral UK Championship got under way at the Barbican Centre in York yesterday. A lot of hype surrounded the build up to this year’s International Championship but the UKs represents the first traditional major of the campaign. With a rich history of producing wonderful champions, it’s easy to[Read More…]

Williams Back at the Top

Mark Williams caused a major upset yesterday when he beat Ronnie O’Sullivan for the first time in 12 years at the International Championship in Chengdu. His 6-5 victory over the five-time world champion, his long-term bogey player, earned him a semi-final berth in one of the sport’s most lucrative ranking[Read More…]

Stevens Ousts O’Brien in Oz

Matthew Stevens was the first man to the reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open today as he overcame Ireland’s Fergal O’Brien 5-2 in Bendigo. With there being such a short period in between this ranking event and the Wuxi Classic which only concluded on Sunday, the format was slightly[Read More…]

Irish Out in Wuxi

The seeds enjoyed a good second day at the opening ranking event of the season, the Wuxi Classic. But the same could not be said of the Irish challenge as Ken Doherty and David Morris joined Fergal O’Brien in the departure lounge. Last year’s quarter-finalist Morris pushed Robert Milkins all[Read More…]