Tag: Ronnie O’Sullivan

O’Sullivan Ousted by McManus

Ronnie O’Sullivan’s long-awaited return to the Shanghai Masters ended in an early defeat at the hands of veteran Alan McManus in China yesterday. The ‘Rocket’ had only contested the event once since he lifted the trophy back in 2009 but the large expectant crowds were left disappointed after a lacklustre[Read More…]

Shanghai Masters Preview

The 2014 Shanghai Masters gets under way on Monday as 15-Red snooker returns to our screens. Now in its eighth year on the calendar, the Chinese ranking event is firmly becoming one of the most important. All the top players are keen to get their hands on the trophy, highlighted[Read More…]

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…]