Tag: Ronnie O’Sullivan

Arcaden Paul Hunter Classic Preview

The 2014 Arcaden Paul Hunter Classic gets under way later today with the preliminary amateur rounds in Furth, Germany. The European Tour event is widely regarded as the one of the best Players Championship tournaments as it brings a level of prestige given its name and accompanied enthusiastic crowd each[Read More…]

Snooker Returns in August

Snooker’s summer hiatus is almost at an end with just a week until the players return for the inaugural Riga Open in Latvia. There’ll be no excuses of burnout necessary, instead there may be some who have benefited a little too much from the break before the first European Tour[Read More…]

330 Million World Championship Viewers

Snooker’s 2014 World Championship reached an astonishing audience of over 330 million viewers worldwide. Figures from the sport’s key global markets show that 331,144,000 people watched the tournament, which concluded on May 5 when Mark Selby beat Ronnie O’Sullivan in the final in Sheffield. This is the highest ever reach[Read More…]

Mark Selby is World Champion

Mark Selby has won the 2014 World Snooker Championship. The ‘Jester from Leicester’ mounted a superb comeback to beat Ronnie O’Sullivan 18-14 having at one point trailed the two-time defending champion 10-5. At that point in the match on Sunday evening it appeared as though O’Sullivan was going to romp[Read More…]

O’Sullivan Leads Selby After Day One

Ronnie O’Sullivan leads Mark Selby 10-7 after the opening day of the World Championship final in Sheffield. There was great expectation prior to the showpiece event between two of snooker’s fiercest rivals but, in truth, most of Sunday’s offering was a drab affair. Two-time defending champion O’Sullivan raced into a[Read More…]

Selby Through to Face the Rocket

Mark Selby came through a monstrous battle with Neil Robertson 17-15 to reach the 2014 World Championship final, where he will face long-term rival Ronnie O’Sullivan at the Crucible. The last four clash was in complete contrast to O’Sullivan’s affair that didn’t even reach the fourth session. Selby and Robertson[Read More…]