Tag: World Open

Murphy Wins Yushan Opener

Shaun Murphy finally got his defence of the World Open under way with a 5-1 defeat of Sanderson Lam in Yushan. It’s more than two years since then 2005 world champion got his hands on the World Open trophy in Haikou but he safely negotiated his held over qualifying round[Read More…]

World Championship qualifiers

Boileau Loses on Pro Debut

Josh Boileau couldn’t get his professional career off to a dream start as he was defeated by Matthew Stevens in the World Open qualifying at Preston. Boileau compiled the highest break of the match, a 51 in the fourth frame, but that was as good as it got as the[Read More…]

World Open Cancelled

World Snooker has released the following: “World Snooker has announced that the World Open will not take place during the 2014/15 season.” “The world ranking event was staged in Haikou, China, in 2012, 2013 and 2014, but the contract with the promoter has not been renewed. “Concerted efforts were made[Read More…]