Tag: Ronnie O’Sullivan

Favourites Flying High

Barry Hawkins and Stephen Maguire are into the quarter-finals of the UK Championship after respective victories over former world champions in York yesterday. Crucible runner-up Hawkins emerged from a 6-5 thriller with Shaun Murphy while 2004 champion Maguire saw off fellow Scotsman John Higgins 6-3. Murphy had struggled for form[Read More…]

Seeds Starting to Dominate in York

Several of the top players flexed their muscles on Monday as the UK Championship begins to heat up nicely. Four former champions booked their place in the last 16 and they were joined by a trio of other ranking event winners. The match of the day featured Liang Wenbo and[Read More…]

UK Championship Preview

The hectic snooker schedule continues today as the 2013 UK Championship gets under way at the Barbican Centre in York. The flat 128-player draw that was newly introduced for most of the ranking events this season means that the tournament this year will be 13 days long. This is quite[Read More…]

Ronnie is the Champion

Ronnie O’Sullivan won the inaugural Champion of Champions after a hard-fought 10-8 victory over Stuart Bingham in Coventry on Sunday night. Neither player played to their full potential, indeed it was a pretty scrappy affair throughout, but the world champion produced a late burst to add yet another trophy to[Read More…]

Champions O’Sullivan and Bingham

The final of the inaugural Champion of Champions event will take place between Ronnie O’Sullivan and Stuart Bingham today. The Englishmen came through tough semi-final encounters on Saturday against Neil Robertson and Mark Selby respectively. In a new tournament that has been full of drama and excitement from the very[Read More…]

Ronnie Snatches Semi-Final Spot

Ronnie O’Sullivan came from 3-0 and 5-3 down to beat Ding Junhui 6-5 in a thriller at the Champion of Champions in Coventry on Friday night. The world champion was up against arguably the best player in the world right now, Ding, who has won the last three ranking events[Read More…]

Allen On Course for Hat-Trick

Ding Junhui has been the man of the last couple of months after completing a rare trio of successive ranking event titles. However, Mark Allen is now only four matches away from completing a hat-trick of his own in the minor ranking event European Tour series. The Northern Irishman won[Read More…]

Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup Preview

The Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup takes place this weekend at The Capital Venue in Gloucester. In fact, the annual tournament now in its third year in the Players Tour Championship series, began yesterday with the preliminary amateur rounds. Those come to a conclusion today with Irish former professional Leo Fernandez[Read More…]

International Championship Preview

The International Championship returns on Sunday for a second outing in Chengdu with one of snooker’s most lucrative prize funds up for grabs. Last year’s inaugural event was a great success, thanks in large part to the longer format that we are now so unaccustomed to. Like the UK Championship,[Read More…]