Tag: Shaun Murphy

Sheriff Guns Down The Rocket

Anthony Hamilton won the final three frames to oust 2009 champion Ronnie O’Sullivan 5-3 and progress to the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters in China. The ‘Sheriff or Pottingham’, named so forĀ his time living in Nottingham, produced his third excellent display of the week as he reached the last eight[Read More…]

Williams Wins Second Premier League Night

Mark Williams won the second Premier League night of the 2011 campaign by overcoming Shaun Murphy in the final 3-1 at Guildford Spectrum. The world number one was nowhere near his fluent best but still had enough in reserve to overcome his English opponent and join fellow Welshman Matthew Stevens[Read More…]

Paul Hunter Classic

The fourth Players Tour Championship event of the season commences this week as the circuit headsĀ outside England for the first time in the minor-ranking event series. The tournament, perhaps better known as the Paul Hunter Classic, takes place in Furth, Germany over the weekend as the momentum for the 2011/12[Read More…]

Premier League

The 2011 Premier League gets under way this Thursday as ten tournament champions from last season contest a revised format of the invitational event. In recent years, seven players played each other once in a best of 6 format with points awarded for a win or draw and nothing for[Read More…]

Delight for Doherty

Irishman Ken Doherty rolled back the years with a 5-3 victory over Mark Selby in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open in Victoria. The superb win marks the first time since the 2006 China Open that the former world champion has reached the Last 4 in a ranking event. It[Read More…]

English Duo into Final

World Cup team-mates Ali Carter and Mark Selby beat last year’s finalists to progress to the final of the Wuxi Classic in China. Carter enjoyed a relatively comfortable 6-3 victory over defending champion Shaun Murphy but his countryman was made to work a lot harder in a deciding frame defeat[Read More…]

Wuxi Classic Preview

The 2011 Wuxi Classic commences in the early hours of tomorrow morning as eight of the Top 16 in the world rankings contest the annual invitational tournament. Now in its fourth year, the Wuxi Classic has become a recognised World Snooker event and continues to attract star names across the[Read More…]