Tag: Tom Ford

Doherty Returns to the Crucible

Ken Doherty has qualified for the World Championship for the first time in two years after beating Dechawat Poomjaeng 10-5 in the final qualifying round in Sheffield. The Irishman put the disappointment of failing to reach the Crucible last season, as well as what has transpired to be a disastrous[Read More…]

Devastating Ding’s Decider Delight

Ding Junhui produced a scintillating comeback to overcome Neil Robertson and win the 2013 PTC Grand Finals in Galway. The Chinese superstar takes home the winner’s cheque of 100,000 pounds, as well as 22,000 pounds for recording the fifth maximum break of his career in Saturday’s quarter-finals. And the 25[Read More…]

Quarters in Galway

The quarter-final line-up for the 2013 Players Tour Championship Grand Finals in Galway has been confirmed and what an intriguing round it promises to be. A mixture of proven champions, journeymen and up-and-comers ensures that the climax to the series at the Bailey Allen Hall should be an exciting one.[Read More…]

Allen’s Stocks Shoot North

Mark Allen continued his recent dominance with a comprehensive 4-0 drubbing of fellow Norther Irishman Joe Swail – his second whitewash victory of the PTC Grand Finals in Galway. 27 year-old Allen successfully defended his World Open trophy earlier in March with victory over Matthew Stevens in the final in[Read More…]

Ford Fires in Fast 147

Tom Ford recorded his second career 147 break en route to a 4-1 victory over Matthew Stevens in the Bulgarian Open today. The Englishman was in the third round after victories over John Parkin and Robert Milkins and came out of the blocks all guns blazing against his Welsh opponent[Read More…]

Davis Does it Again

Steve Davis beat Ali Carter 4-3 in the opening round of the Welsh Open today in Newport to once again prove his remarkable ability, temperament and standing in the sport. At 54 years of age, Davis is by far the oldest player remaining on the tour – only Jimmy White[Read More…]

Hawkins Wins Snooker Shoot-Out

Barry Hawkins claimed the 2012 Snooker Shoot-out and with it the top prize of £32,000 in Blackpool. The Englishman beat Graeme Dott in the final of the single frame formatted event 61-23 to lift the biggest title of his career to date. Hawkins has been a Main Tour regular for[Read More…]

Ford Takes Gould at PTC 11

Tom Ford won the last two frames to edge Martin Gould 4-3 and win the eleventh Players Tour Championship event of the season in Sheffield. It is the Englishman’s second professional title after claiming a PTC title during the last campaign in 2010 but today’s victory marks the 28 year-old’s[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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