• Brecel Earns Murphy Final
  • Murphy Into Guangzhou Final
  • Brecel Fight Back Stuns O’Sullivan
  • Murphy To Face Carter In Guangzhou Semis
  • Rocket Dashes To Beat Dott

Brecel Earns Murphy Final

Luca Brecel made a superb break in the deciding frame to beat Li Hang 6-5 and reach the final of the Evergrande China Championship. Belgium’s 22-year-old Brecel will take on Shaun Murphy over 19 frames on Tuesday for the £150,000 top prize. Even defeat would guarantee world number 27 Brecel his career biggest pay day of £75,000. He will be playing in the second ranking event final of his career;…

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Murphy Into Guangzhou Final

Shaun Murphy came from 4-2 down to beat Ali Carter 6-4 and reach the final of the Evergrande China Championship. Carter looked in command at 4-2 up but made pivotal errors in the closing stages as Murphy won the last four frames. World number eight Murphy is through to the 14th ranking event final of his career and will face Luca Brecel or Li Hang over 19 frames in Guangzhou…

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Brecel Fight Back Stuns O’Sullivan

Luca Brecel came from 4-1 down to beat Ronnie O’Sullivan 5-4 and reach the semi-finals of the Evergrande China Championship. O’Sullivan saw his hopes of a 29th career ranking title quashed as he couldn’t get past the winning line in Guangzhou. Instead, Belgium’s talented 22-year-old Brecel goes through to his third ranking event semi-final and first since the 2016 German Masters when he ended up losing to Martin Gould in…

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Murphy To Face Carter In Guangzhou Semis

Shaun Murphy scored a 5-2 win over prodigy Zhou Yuelong to reach the semi-finals of the Evergrande China Championship in Guangzhou. China’s Zhou, 19, missed the chance to reach his first ranking event semi-final as he was outplayed by former World Champion Murphy. Zhou won the first frame by clearing from blue to black, and the second with a break of 59. But Murphy then dominated and reeled off five…

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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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