• Ken Doherty Q&A
  • Updated Rankings: Day Storms Ahead On One Year List
  • Draw Made For World Games
  • Williams to Referee First Ranking Final
  • Doherty Books Quarter Final Spot

Ken Doherty Q&A

Doherty and O’Brien at the 2015 World Cup Ken Doherty has found form which he thought was ‘gone forever’ after reaching the semi-finals at last weekend’s Kaspersky Riga Masters. We caught up with him to discuss his game before he heads to Wuxi in China next week to form half of the Republic of Ireland World Cup team alongside Fergal O’Brien. Ken, a great run from you in the first…

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Paul Hunter Classic Entry Pack

Entry is now open for both professional and amateurs for the Paul Hunter Classic in Germany in August. The popular ranking event takes place in the city of Fürth, with the amateur stages on August 23-24 followed by the last 128 from August 25-27. Mark Selby won the title last season, beating Tom Ford in the final. Click here for the entry pack and note the entry deadline of Wednesday July 12….

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Draw Made For World Games

The draw for the snooker discipline at the tenth staging of the World Games has today been announced. Organised and governed by the International World Games Association (IWGA), under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the 2017 World Games are set to be held in Wroclaw, Poland from 20-30 July 2017. Snooker will be included for the fifth time since its introduction at the 2001 Akita Games and…

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Williams to Referee First Ranking Final

World Snooker referee Ben Williams will be taking charge of his first ranking final tonight in the Kaspersky Riga Masters, and we caught up with him in ahead of his biggest match to date. Ben, fantastic news that you’ve been picked to referee your first ranking final here in Riga, that must be an amazing feeling… It’s incredible. I’ve waited a long time for this! Twelve years as an official…

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Doherty Books Quarter Final Spot

Ken Doherty defeated Zhang Anda 4-2 to reach the quarter finals of the Kaspersky Riga Masters. 1997 World Champion Doherty dropped off the tour at the end of last season, but was handed an invitational tour card to allow him to continue competing. The Irishman is making the most of it on his return. He whitewashed Gary Wilson yesterday and defeated Finland’s Robin Hull 4-2 to book his meeting with Zhang….

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Doherty Books Last 16 Spot

Ken Doherty defeated Zhang Anda 4-2 to reach the last 16 of the Kaspersky Riga Masters. 1997 World Champion Doherty dropped off the tour at the end of last season, but was handed an invitational tour card to allow him to continue competing. The Irishman is making the most of it on his return. He whitewashed Gary Wilson yesterday and defeated Finland’s Robin Hull 4-2 to book his meeting with…

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Kleckers Stuns Defending Champion Robertson

Lukas Kleckers beat defending Neil Robertson 4-3 in a thrilling last 64 encounter on the opening day of the Kaspersky Riga Masters. Germany’s Kleckers is making his first appearance as a professional on the World Snooker Tour, after clinching his place at Q School last month. He is off to the best possible start after defeating the 2010 World Champion. Robertson beat Michael Holt 5-2 in the final to lift…

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Hong Kong Masters Tickets Sold Out

Tickets for the new Hong Kong Masters sold out on the first day of sale, underlining the appetite for snooker among fans in the area. Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee will play with Stephen Hendry and Jimmy White in exhibition matches, aside from the main tournament The invitation tournament will run from July 20-23 featuring top stars such as Mark Selby, Ronnie O’Sullivan and local favourite Marco Fu – for…

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Jimmy Robertson Q&A

Jimmy Robertson is a late withdrawal for tomorrow’s Kaspersky Riga Masters with his partner Hayley due to give birth to their second child. However, it’s been a good few months for the Englishman, we caught up with him to discuss the season ahead… Jimmy, although it’s disappointing for you to miss out on Riga, you must be excited ahead of the birth of your second child?  Yes, I’m very excited….

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