Tag: Robert Milkins

The Big Lisowski

Jack Lisowski followed his landmark TV victory over Mark Selby in Galway with a second successive win over a world no.1 at the China Open in Beijing yesterday. The 21 year-old produced an excellent performance to knock out 2011 champion Judd Trump in the last 32 – eventually coming from[Read More…]

Maximum Delight for Milkins

Robert Milkins recorded a 147 break before easing to a 10-4 victory against China’s Xiao Guodong in the World Championship qualifiers. The Englishman compiled his second career maximum in the third frame and, despite going 3-2 behind, won seven of the next eight frames to go one match away from[Read More…]

Higgins Humbled by Milkins

Robert Milkins produced a fine display to shock world champion John Higgins and reach the semi-finals of the World Open in China. After the 5-3 victory, the qualifier from Gloucester is in the last four of a ranking event for only the second time in his career – seven years[Read More…]

Seeds Routed in World Open

Only half of the Top 16 players remain in the Haikou World Open after the conclusion of the last 32 today in China. Mark Williams, Matthew Stevens, Stephen Maguire and Martin Gould joined Ding Junhui and Stuart Bingham on the losers list as well as absentees Ronnie O’Sullivan and Ali[Read More…]

White Hot in German Qualifiers

Two Whites in the opposite ends of their careers made it through to the final round of qualifying for the German Masters today at the World Snooker Academy in Sheffield. Veteran Jimmy White withstood a mini-revival from opponent Stuart Carrington to eventually prevail 5-3 for the second time this week[Read More…]

Gould Comeback Stuns Ding

Martin Gould staged an unbelievable fightback from 3-0 behind to beat home favourite Ding Junhui 5-3 at the Shanghai Masters in China. Both players started the match in a nervy manner but Ding clinched a scrappy opener and took the next two to appear on his way to a very[Read More…]

Solid Start for O’Brien

Fergal O’Brien eased into the first round proper of the 2011 Shanghai Masters following a convincing 5-1 victory over Iran’s Hossein Vafaei in the wildcard round. The Irishman has been enjoying a resurgence in form recently having made solid progress in three of the four Players Tour Championship events held[Read More…]