Jimmy White and Matthew Stevens booked their spots at the UK Championship after victories in the final qualifying round on Wednesday.
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The seven-time world champion won’t be returning to the Crucible Theatre this year.
Ken Doherty was among the final winners in the China Championship preliminary round as a week-long run of qualifiers came to a conclusion at the Preston Guild Hall on Thursday. The 1997 world champion had a high break of 85 in overcoming Tian Pengfei 5-3, in what represented just the[Read More…]
Three proven ranking event winners and a 19 year-old novice make up the last quartet in the 2017 Indian Open in Visakhapatnam. Defending champion Anthony McGill faces Mark King while tournament favourite John Higgins meets surprise package Xu Si from China. Both the semi-finals and the final will be contested[Read More…]
Scottish duo John Higgins and Anthony McGill are the big names still in contention after the seeds were taken to the sword in the last 16 of the Indian Open on Friday. The quarter-finals will take place later today in Visakhapatnam, with four of the fancied competitors now gone by[Read More…]
An interesting mix of experienced warhorses and up-and-coming talent remains in the hunt for glory in the Indian Open this weekend. Friday will see the last 16 whittled down to the final four as the business end of proceedings heats up in Visakhapatnam. Star top 16 competitors are littered throughout[Read More…]
Four players will vie for the three medals in the snooker event at the 2017 World Games in Poland this weekend. Sixteen competitors set out for glory on Wednesday and, perhaps unsurprisingly, four of the professional cueists remain in the hunt for a medal. Only one will leave Wroclaw completely[Read More…]
Ronnie O’Sullivan scraped past Xiao Guodong in his opening match of the 2016 International Championship on Monday. The ‘Rocket’ sped into a 3-1 lead with breaks of 137, 78 and 55 but lost his way somewhat as his Chinese challenger fought back to almost force a decider. Indeed, Xiao was[Read More…]
China’s Xu Si dramatically defeated Alexander Ursenbacher in the World Under-21 Championship final in Belgium on Thursday. The 18 year-old fought back from 5-3 down to deny the Swiss in a decider with a break of 69. Xu had earlier dispatched of German Lukas Kleckers in the last four while[Read More…]
The World Under-21 Championship has been going on in Belgium over the last week and four players remain as junior global glory is in sight. Two Europeans and two Asians face off against each other in the semi-finals, safe in the knowledge that a couple more victories will all but[Read More…]