Tag: Stephen Maguire

O’Sullivan Grabs German Masters

Ronnie O’Sullivan staged an impressive comeback to win the 2012 German Masters – beating Stephen Maguire 9-7 in a thrilling final in Berlin. The victory marks O’Sullivan’s first ranking event title – not including the minor Players Tour Championship events – since the 2009 Shanghai Masters, an unprecedented barren run[Read More…]

O’Sullivan or Maguire

Ronnie O’Sullivan and Stephen Maguire will contest tomorrow’s final of the German Masters after contrasting semi-finals earlier in Berlin. O’Sullivan came through a tough encounter with Stephen Lee 6-4 while Maguire put on the performance of the week – if not a contender for the entire season – in his[Read More…]

Rallying Ronnie Stuns Higginson

Ronnie O’Sullivan produced arguably one of the greatest comebacks of his career by winning five frames on the spin to pip Andrew Higginson 5-4 in the German Masters first round. O’Sullivan didn’t fly to Berlin last year to compete but knew that he had to make the effort this time[Read More…]

Rocket Rallies to Dump Ding

Ronnie O’Sullivan knocked out defending champion Ding Junhui in the opening match of the 2012 Masters at Alexandra Palace. ‘The Rocket’ appeared to be in control of proceedings when he marched into a 4-1 lead but his Chinese opponent didn’t lift the trophy last year by fluke and battled back[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…]

Magical Maguire Wins PTC 12

Stephen Maguire lived up to his nickname of ‘On Fire’ with a superb performance to claim the Arcaden Shopping Open in Munich. The Scotsman claimed the last Players Tour Championship event of the campaign by edging Stephen Hendry 4-3 in the last four before an excellent 4-2 triumph over Joe[Read More…]

Hendry Finds Momentum in Munich

Stephen Hendry is through to the semi-final of the Arcaden Shopping Open, the twelfth and final Players Tour Championship event of the season. The Scotsman backed up his victory over Marco Fu yesterday with a 4-3 triumph over recent PTC winner Michael Holt in a largely scrappy affair. Neither player[Read More…]

Trump Beats O’Sullivan in Decider

Judd Trump edged Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-5 to reach the quarter-finals of the UK Championship in York today. There was never ┬ámore than a frame between the two entertainers in the entire encounter as the lead traded hands on several occasions. The result mirrors the contest the duo served up a[Read More…]

Higgins Through in Decider

Defending champion John Higgins made it through the opening day of the 2011 UK Championship in York after a 6-5 defeat of tenacious Rory McLeod. It was a fantastic opening day in York, the first time the second major has been held in the city since 2006, despite the controversial[Read More…]

In Form Ronnie at Pink PTC

Ronnie O’Sullivan cruised into the fourth round of the Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup to the loss of only a single frame in Gloucester. Two whitewash wins over Jordan Winbourne and Aditya Mehta preceded a 4-1 triumph new Top 16 member Martin Gould. ‘The Rocket’ has long advocated for a less[Read More…]