Tag: Yu Delu

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…]

Quarter-Finals in Preston

The penultimate day of the Players Championship Grand Final sees the round of the last 8 take place with one notable exception to the line-up at the Guild Hall. Ronnie O’Sullivan, so often supreme this season in capturing major titles such as the Masters, Champion of Champions and the Welsh[Read More…]

China’s Coming

In 2008 and 2010, three Chinese players contested the last 32 of the World Championship in Sheffield – discounting Hong Kong’s Marco Fu. Only last year’s semi-finalist Ding Junhui is assured of his place at the Crucible Theatre next Saturday but there is a possibility that four others could join[Read More…]

Rallying Ronnie Stuns Higginson

Ronnie O’Sullivan produced arguably one of the greatest comebacks of his career by winning five frames on the spin to pip Andrew Higginson 5-4 in the German Masters first round. O’Sullivan didn’t fly to Berlin last year to compete but knew that he had to make the effort this time[Read More…]

Chinese Couple Continue Road to China

Tian Pengfei and Yu Delu both claimed back-to-back victories in the World Open qualifiers with victories over Adrian Gunnell and Andy Hicks respectively. Staged in Hainan later this year, The World Open will be the third ranking event in the calendar that China will host which means there is extra[Read More…]

Morris Mounts Comeback

Kilkenny’s David Morris came from 4-2 behind to beat Adam Wicheard in a deciding frame and advance to the second round of qualifying for the World Open. The 23 year-old needs a strong second half to the season if he wants to assure his place on the Main Tour as[Read More…]

Crafty Ken Through in Killarney

Ken Doherty was the star attraction on day three of the Alex Higgins International Trophy and progressed to round four after three successive deciding-frame victories. The Irishman has been involved in some dramatic encounters down the years – World Championship finals included – but put his home fans through the[Read More…]

Early Exit for Stevens

Matthew Stevens was the only higher ranked player to be defeated in the opening round of the Wuxi Classic as he was beaten by Yu Delu 5-4 today. Welshman Stevens enjoyed a successful season last year, highlighted by his return to the winner’s enclosure by claiming the Championship League and[Read More…]