Tag: Ruhr Open

Rory Roars to Ruhr Open Success

Rory McLeod won his first minor-ranking event title after beating Tian Pengfei 4-2 in the Ruhr Open final on Sunday. All four semi-finalists were in uncharted territory as not one of them had ever got their hands on any professional silverware carrying ranking points. McLeod saw off Mike Dunn in[Read More…]

Murphy On Course for Ruhr Double

Some big names will be battling it out for the Ruhr Open title after the last 16 line-up was completed on Saturday in Germany. Defending champion Shaun Murphy remains in the hunt to continue his reign in Mulheim after emerging from some tricky tests with David Grace, Sam Craigie and[Read More…]

Selby and Williams on the Mark

World no.1 Mark Selby and former world champion Mark Williams will meet in the fourth round of the Ruhr Open after emerging from their opening three bouts unscathed in Germany. Neither had it all their own way, though, with Selby needing a brace of deciding frame victories to seal the[Read More…]

O’Brien into Last 16

Fergal O’Brien booked his place in the last 16 of the Ruhr Open on Saturday after winning his opening three matches in Germany. The Dubliner conceded only two frames as he comfortably overcame amateurs Luke Garland and Adam Duffy 4-1, before whitewashing Michael Wasley in the third round. The 42[Read More…]

Ruhr Open Up and Running

Professional snooker returns this week with the Ruhr Open in Germany – the fourth European Tour event of the campaign. Proceedings got under way on Wednesday with the start of the preliminary amateur rounds and there was already disappointment for two of the Irish contingent travelling. John Sutton, who came within[Read More…]

Ruhr Open Welcomes New Sponsor

World Snooker is delighted to announce Kreativ Dental as the new title sponsor of the Ruhr Open European Tour event. The tournament will take place in the city of Mulheim in the Ruhr region of Germany fromNovember 19 to 23. Many of snooker’s top stars will enter at the last[Read More…]