• Sublime O’Sullivan Dispatches Xiao
  • Selby Strikes Down The Thunder
  • O’Sullivan Beats Yan To Reach Quarters
  • Selby Edges Through In Preston
  • Bingham Set For Welsh Defence

Sublime O’Sullivan Dispatches Xiao

Ronnie O’Sullivan produced a virtuoso performance to storm past China’s Xiao Guodong 5-0 and reach the semi-finals of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix at the Guild Hall. The Preston venue has seen some astonishing displays throughout its 40-year history of hosting major snooker events, such as Stephen Hendry’s 10-5 UK Championship final win over Ken Doherty in 1994, where the Scot compiled seven centuries. The Rocket went into overdrive this…

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Selby Strikes Down The Thunder

Mark Selby sealed an emphatic 4-0 defeat of Neil Robertson to progress to the quarter-finals of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix in Preston. The world number one looked out of sorts in yesterday’s last 32 clash with Jimmy Robertson. However, he did turn on the style at the crucial moment, by firing in a run of 75 in the decider to win 4-3. Selby carried that momentum over to this…

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O’Sullivan Beats Yan To Reach Quarters

O’Sullivan lost 6-1 to Yan at the International Championship in October Ronnie O’Sullivan came through a tough battle against Yan Bingtao 4-3 to reach the last eight of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix in Preston – then accused snooker’s younger generation of being “flaky under the cosh.” O’Sullivan, chasing his fourth ranking title of the season, had to come from 3-2 down at the Guild Hall to beat talented 18-year-old…

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Selby Edges Through In Preston

World number one Mark Selby scraped through his opening round clash with Jimmy Robertson 4-3 at the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix in Preston. The manner of Selby’s victory was far from convincing. However, the Leicester potter showed his trademark tenacity and dug deep to set up a mouth watering last 16 clash with fellow 13-time ranking event winner Neil Robertson. The World Champion suffered disappointing early exits at the season’s…

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Bingham Set For Welsh Defence

Stuart Bingham heads to the Welsh Open in Cardiff next week determined to get back to his best. Bingham beat Judd Trump 9-8 in a thrilling final at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena last season to win the fourth ranking title of his career. This time he’s among a field packed with top stars including Ronnie O’Sullivan, Mark Selby, Judd Trump, John Higgins, Shaun Murphy and Mark Williams in the tournament…

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