Tag: Tian Pengfei

Riga Masters

Day Downs Ding in Daqing

The International Championship is down to the last 16 after a very busy day of second round action in China on Tuesday. The top and bottom half of the draws are taking quite different shapes as the seeds begin to crumble in one and stack up in the other. The[Read More…]

Bingham Crashes Out in Daqing

World champion Stuart Bingham is out of the International Championship after a 6-2 first round defeat to Yu Delu in Daqing. Yu only had one break above 50, a 72 in the first frame, but took advantage of an out-of-sorts Bingham who missed several chances to stamp his authority on[Read More…]

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…]

World Championship qualifiers

Round-up of Shanghai Qualifiers

The second qualifying round was completed on Friday at the Shanghai Masters qualifiers in Barnsley. 48 players remain in the hunt to seal the 16 coveted trips to China next month. It was a good day for the home contingent as well, with four Chinese competitors making it through to[Read More…]

White Survives but Gould Out

Martin Gould became the first high-profile casualty of the World Championship after a 10-6 loss to Adam Duffy on day one of the qualifiers in Ponds Forge. The Englishman fell 3-0 behind early on and was never able to get back on level terms as Duffy, an amateur invited to[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

Fin Ruane Snooker Academy