John Higgins beat fellow Scot Graeme Dott 4-0 on the opening day of the Welsh Open at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on Monday.
Tag: Welsh Open
February’s busy schedule continues on Monday with the start of the Welsh Open draw at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff.
Ladbrokes has renewed its sponsorship of snooker’s World Grand Prix and Players Championship, and added the new Tour Championship to the series. Those three events will make up the Ladbrokes Series of world ranking events in 2019. The Ladbrokes World Grand Prix will run from February 4-10 in Cheltenham, followed[Read More…]
John Higgins won a record fifth Welsh Open title on Sunday after an entertaining 9-7 triumph over Barry Hawkins at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff. The Scot nearly always just about had the edge over Hawkins right the way through the contest but the latter battled valiantly to keep in[Read More…]
The final of the 2018 Welsh Open will be contested between John Higgins and Barry Hawkins in Cardiff on Sunday. Neither was at his best in the semi-finals but they each still managed to outfox lower ranked opposition to reach the showdown for glory in the season’s last Home Nations[Read More…]
John Higgins will be the red hot favourite for the Welsh Open title after a resounding 5-1 victory over Ronnie O’Sullivan at the Motorpoint Arena on Friday. The Scot lost the opening frame to his in-form rival, who was bidding for a record-equalling fifth ranking event success in a single[Read More…]
Even for the great man himself, the recent sustained success of Ronnie O’Sullivan has taken everyone a little by surprise. The “Rocket” has long been heralded as the most gifted and naturally talented player the game has ever produced but, even so, O’Sullivan has rarely, if ever, demonstrated this kind[Read More…]
Ronnie O’Sullivan and John Higgins will meet in a Welsh Open quarter-final clash that has all the makings of being a winner-takes-all encounter in Cardiff on Friday. The high-profile duo comfortably emerged from their two rounds on Thursday with a brace of whitewash victories each to set up a sixth[Read More…]
Ronnie O’Sullivan continued his quest for a record-equalling fifth ranking event in a season with another dominant display to reach the third round of the Welsh Open on Wednesday. The Englishman, playing his first match since capturing the World Grand Prix title on Sunday, rarely looked troubled despite his opponent[Read More…]
Shaun Murphy became the biggest casualty of the Welsh Open so far after being whitewashed by Gerard Greene in the opening round in Cardiff on Tuesday. The Englishman, with the Champion of Champions title under his belt along with three additional runs to the finals of ranking events, has been one[Read More…]