• Selby and Murphy Crash Out In Yushan
  • An Evening With Barry And Steve…
  • Higgins Continues Momentum In Yushan
  • Rankings Boost For Higgins
  • Ding Eases Past Miah

Selby and Murphy Crash Out In Yushan

Mark Selby and Shaun Murphy have suffered shock exits on day two of the Yushan World Open. World Champion Selby succumbed to a 5-2 loss against world number 69 Lee Walker. Selby looked out of sorts during the defeat, with Walker playing the more assured safety play between the pair. The Welshman hadn’t won a match in the final stages of an event this season, but he produced solid matchplay snooker…

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An Evening With Barry And Steve…

Our official charity Jessie May invite you to a very special evening with six time World Champion Steve Davis and World Snooker Chairman Barry Hearn, introduced by England rugby’s Mark Regan. The event will take place at Ashton Gate Stadium – Lansdown Club Restaurant on 19th October 2017, with the drinks reception from 6.30pm. Join us in the wonderful surroundings of Ashton Gate Stadium for what promises to be a…

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Higgins Continues Momentum In Yushan

John Higgins showed no signs of fatigue after picking up his 29th ranking title on Sunday, recording a quick-fire 5-0 win over Alexander Ursenbacher at the Yushan World Open. Higgins surpassed Ronnie O’Sullivan and Steve Davis in the all-time ranking event winner’s list with victory at last week’s Indian Open. The Scot defeated compatriot Anthony McGill 5-1 to lift the title. Following his two-day journey from Vishakhapatnam, the four-time World Champion took just…

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Rankings Boost For Higgins

John Higgins has leapt to fourth place on the one year ranking list thanks to his victory at the Indian Open. Higgins won the 29th ranking title of his career, putting him ahead of Steve Davis and Ronnie O’Sullivan on the all-time list, by beating Anthony McGill 5-1 in the final in Vishakhapatnam. The £50,000 top prize sees the Wizard of Wishaw jump from 33rd on the one-year list to…

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Ding Eases Past Miah

Ding Junhui safely negotiated his opening match at the Yushan World Open, defeating Hammad Miah 5-1. Ding is making his second ranking appearance of the season this week. He will be looking to improve on his recent showing at the China Championship, where he suffered a surprise 5-0 exit at the hands of 1994 Masters winner Alan McManus. The 12-time ranking event winner enjoyed a routine victory this afternoon, clinching the…

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Watch Snooker This Season On Eurosport Player

Snooker fans throughout Europe can watch the sport anywhere and on any device through the Eurosport Player, the leading live and on-demand digital sport platform. Eurosport Player is available to download and watch in 52 markets and in 20 languages, offering fans an all-access pass to immerse themselves in the greatest events on the global sporting calendar. Look at the table below to see which snooker tournaments will be covered…

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Selby Through In Yushan

Mark Selby is off to a winning at the Yushan World Open, after defeating Kritsanut Lertsattayathorn 5-2 in their heldover tie. The World number one will be hoping to kick-start his 2017/18 campaign this week, having not progressed beyond the last 16 thus far. His start to the season was postponed following a toe injury suffered shortly after winning his third world title in May. The first two frames were shared…

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Fine 29 As Higgins Wins Tartan Tussle

John Higgins won his 29th ranking title, putting him ahead of Steve Davis and Ronnie O’Sullivan, by beating Anthony McGill 5-1 in the Indian Open final in Vishakhapatnam. Higgins won his first ranking title back in 1994 and, 23 years later, has finally overtaken the tally of his boyhood idol Davis, as well as fellow legend O’Sullivan. Stephen Hendry remains well out in front with 36 but Higgins remains a…

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Xu Reaches Maiden Semi-final

Chinese teenager Xu Si produced a tremendous display to whitewash David Gilbert 4-0 and reach the semi-finals of the Indian Open in Vishakhapatnam. Xu is competing for the first time as a professional on the World Snooker Tour and hadn’t won a match this season until this week. The first showing of the talented star’s potential comes off the back of a change of cue shortly before this event started. It was the relatively…

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Yushan World Open – Eurosport Schedule

Here’s the broadcast schedule for Eurosport in the UK for the Yushan World Open. For other countries check local listings. Monday September 18 0700-1000 (E1) 1130-1630 (E1) 2000-2155 (E1) 2200-2355 (E2) 0025-0155 (E2) Tuesday September 19 0400-0600 (E2) 0730-1030 (E1) 1230-1630 (E1) 2000-2155 (E1) 2200-2355 (E2) 0030-0200 (E2) Wednesday September 20 0400-0600 (E2) 0700-1000 (E1) 1130-1530 (E1) 2000-2155 (E1) 2200-2355 (E2) 0025-0155 (E2) Thursday September 21 0400-0600 (E2) 0700-1000 (E1) 1130-1630 (E1) 2000-2155 (E1) 2200-2355 (E2) 0030-0200 (E2) Friday September 22 0400-0700 (E2) 0700-1000 (E1) 1130-1530 (E1) 1900-2155 (E2) 2300-0055 (E1) 0030-0200 (E2) Saturday September 23 0400-0600 (E2)…

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UK Semis And Final Sold Out

Last year’s clash between Selby and O’Sullivan was one of the great UK Championship finals. Tickets for the final and semi-finals of snooker’s Betway UK Championship in York have already sold out, more than two months before the event starts. It’s one of the sport’s famous Triple Crown tournaments, alongside the World Championship and the Masters, and this year’s event run from November 28 to December 10. The York Barbican…

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