• Rocket Dashes To Beat Dott
  • Murphy Storms Into Quarters
  • McManus Thrashes Ding As Stars Fall
  • Zhou Upsets Selby In Guangzhou
  • Trump Eyes Improvement

Rocket Dashes To Beat Dott

O’Sullivan has 28 ranking titles, tied with John Higgins and Steve Davis Ronnie O’Sullivan needed less than an hour to beat Graeme Dott 5-0 and reach the quarter-finals of the Evergrande China Championship in Guangzhou. O’Sullivan fired breaks of 78, 75, 62 and 139 as he won in 59 minutes to book a meeting with Luca Brecel. “It was a very good crowd, they come here for entertainment and I…

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Murphy Storms Into Quarters

Murphy won his seventh ranking title at last season’s Gibraltar Open Shaun Murphy hammered Stephen Maguire 5-0 to reach the quarter-finals of the Evergrande China Championship in Guangzhou. A 62 clearance in the opening frame set the tone for world number eight Murphy, the highest ranked player left in the event. And he followed up with runs of 52, 71 and 104 as he cruised into the last eight, where…

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European Masters Draw And Format

The draw and format for the 2017 European Masters in Lommel, Belgium, is now available. World Champion Mark Selby, defending champion Judd Trump, John Higgins, Neil Robertson and local favourite Luca Brecel will be among the top stars heading to Lommel to compete for the trophy and £75,000 top prize. Tickets are on sale now and start at just 15 Euros, with fans urged to book fast. For all details click…

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McManus Thrashes Ding As Stars Fall

Alan McManus whitewashed home favourite Ding Junhui 5-0 on a day of surprise results at the Evergrande China Championship, with the top six players in the world all knocked out. John Higgins, Judd Trump, Marco Fu and Ding all suffered defeats in the evening session in Guangzhou, following the earlier exits of Mark Selby and Barry Hawkins. Friday’s results leave Shaun Murphy, Ali Carter, Ronnie O’Sullivan and Mark Williams as the…

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Zhou Upsets Selby In Guangzhou

Chinese teenager Zhou Yuelong stunned World Champion Mark Selby 5-4 to delight the home crowd at the Evergrande China Championship in Guangzhou. Zhou is one of the brightest prospects on the World Snooker Tour and has already claimed World Cup glory, lifting the title in 2015 for China alongside Yan Bingtao. He reached his first ranking quarter-final at this year’s Welsh Open and he is one win away from replicating…

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Sangsom Six Red World Championship Draw And Format

The draw and format for the 2017 Sangsom Six Red World Championship in Bangkok, Thailand, are now available. Ding Junhui won the title last year, beating Stuart Bingham in the final. This year the invitation event runs from September 4-9 at the Bangkok Convention Centre. Click here for the draw Click here for the match schedule Click here   and here  for the rules The post Sangsom Six Red World Championship Draw…

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Trump Eyes Improvement

Judd Trump admits it will take time to fully recover from recent laser eye surgery, despite that he negotiated a tricky clash with Daniel Wells 5-2 to reach the last 32 of the Evergrande China Championship. Trump underwent the procedure a week before his clash with Sam Craigie at World Open qualifying earlier this month. The 2011 UK Champion suffered an unexpected 5-0 loss on that occasion, but his heavy scoring…

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Warrior Wilson Loves Lommel Buzz

World number 11 Kyren Wilson was in Lommel this week looking ahead to the European Masters, and he believes the tournament will be a great success in the Belgian city. Former Shanghai Masters champion Wilson attended a press conference in Lommel to launch the event which will run from October 2 to 8. It will be the first full ranking tournament in Belgium for 23 years. Wilson won the gold…

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Rocket Lifts Off In Guangzhou

Ronnie O’Sullivan is safely through to the last 32 of the Evergrande China Championship after a 5-2 defeat of Sam Baird. The Rocket was competing in his first ranking event match since losing an epic World Championship quarter-final to Ding Junhui in April. O’Sullivan lost the opening frame but it didn’t take him long to shake off any signs of ring rust, making a sublime break of 124 to level…

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Defending Champion Higgins Storms Through

John Higgins put on a sublime display to ease past Lyu Haotian 5-0 in their heldover first round tie at the Evergrande China Championship in Guangzhou. The Wizard of Wishaw claimed last year’s title in spectacular fashion. He made three consecutive centuries from 7-7 to defeat Stuart Bingham 10-7 in the final. Higgins got his 2017 China Championship campaign off to an equally impressive start today. The four-time World Champion looked…

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