Tag: Stephen Lee

Selby Leaves it Late Against Lee

Mark Selby withstood a spirited comeback from Stephen Lee to eventually prevail 6-4 in the first round of The Masters at Alexandra Palace. The ‘Jester from Leicester’ was all smiles when he led 4-0 at the mid-session interval but would have struggled to find the funny side when his opponent[Read More…]

The Masters Snooker

The 2012 Masters gets under way on Sunday with arguably the greatest ever field in the history of the illustrious tournament. The invitational event is such that, in any given year, a significant portion of the Top 16 in the world rankings that contest the annual competition could emerge victorious[Read More…]

Holt Wins PTC 10

Michael Holt beat Dominic Dale 4-2 to claim the tenth Players Tour Championship event of the season and the second of his career. The Nottingham native played solidly all day and, despite a couple of wobbles late on, had more than enough for his Welsh opponent in the final at[Read More…]

Wonderful Walden Fires 147

Ricky Walden became the third Englishman in a week to compile a perfect frame of snooker at the tenth Players Tour Championship event in Sheffield. Former Shanghai Masters champion Walden constructed the 147 break in his opening round match with Welshman Gareth Allen following two similar maximums recently by Mike[Read More…]

Morris Marches on in PTC9

David Morris clinched two deciding frame victories before a 4-2 triumph over Peter Lines sent him into the last 16 of PTC 9 in Belgium. The Kilkenny cueist has suffered from shocking form in the last twelve months or so but bounced back with three important wins in Antwerp and,[Read More…]

Crafty Ken Through in Killarney

Ken Doherty was the star attraction on day three of the Alex Higgins International Trophy and progressed to round four after three successive deciding-frame victories. The Irishman has been involved in some dramatic encounters down the years – World Championship finals included – but put his home fans through the[Read More…]

Trump Advances in PTC 6

Judd Trump is through to the last 16 of the Warsaw Classic in Poland after manoeuvring through the gears in the early rounds. The China Open champion secured a less than convincing 4-0 whitewash over Polish amateur Rafal Gorecki in the first round before dodging a bullet against Tian Pengfei[Read More…]

Magic Maximum for Rocket

Ronnie O’Sullivan produced a vintage performance of speed and guile as he fired in a record-breaking eleventh 147 break of his career on route to the last 16 of the Paul Hunter Classic in Furth. The Rocket had already easily dispatched of Turkey’s Ali Kirim and Anthony McGill of Scotland[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the World Snooker Championship – won by Mark Selby.

1. Judd Trump
2. Mark Selby
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Shaun Murphy
6. Kyren Wilson
7. John Higgins
8. Ding Junhui
9. Stephen Maguire
10. Yan Bingtao
11. Mark Williams
12. Mark Allen
13. Barry Hawkins
14. Jack Lisowski
15. Stuart Bingham
16. Anthony McGill

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