Tag: Shanghai Masters

O’Brien into Shanghai Quarters

Fergal O’Brien is into the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters after a grafting 5-3 victory over local amateur Zhao Xintong. The contest got off to a free-flowing start and the scores were tied at the mid-session interval following shared breaks of 80, 69, 61, 42 and 41, but the match[Read More…]

Dale Dumps Trump

Australian Open champion Judd Trump is out of the Shanghai Masters after a shock 5-2 defeat at the hands of Dominic Dale in China. Trump had been many people’s pre-tournament favourite to lift the title following his early season form but was powerless to stop his Welsh Opponent after the[Read More…]

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…]

Lisowski’s Time to Progress

Jack Lisowski has qualified for the Shanghai Masters after seeing off Matthew Stevens 5-3 in Barnsley. It was the third tight contest of a tricky week for Lisowski but one in which he finally didn’t require all nine frames to progress. On Wednesday and Thursday, the 23 year-old advanced the[Read More…]