• O’Sullivan Wins McGill Thriller
  • Wilson Through To Barnsley Final
  • O’Sullivan Makes 65th Semi-Final
  • McGill Reaches Barnsley Semi-Finals
  • Ursenbacher Reaches Maiden Quarter-final

O’Sullivan Wins McGill Thriller

Ronnie O’Sullivan secured his place in the final of the Dafabet English Open with an absorbing 6-4 defeat of Anthony McGill in Barnsley. Tomorrow’s showpiece clash with Kyren Wilson will be the Rocket’s 43rd appearance in a ranking final. He hasn’t lifted ranking silverware for the past 20 months, having lost two finals last season. Although he did win a record seventh Masters title in January. O’Sullivan established an early…

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Wilson Through To Barnsley Final

Kyren Wilson has reached his first ranking final on UK soil after defeating Swizerland’s Alexander Ursenbacher 6-3 at the Dafabet English Open in Barnsley. The 2015 Shanghai Masters Champion will be hoping to capture a second ranking title, after falling short in his previous two appearances in a final. He lost out in the showpiece match at the Yushan World Open earlier this season to Ding Junhui, who ran out…

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O’Sullivan Makes 65th Semi-Final

Ronnie O’Sullivan defeated Jack Lisowski 5-2 to reach the last four of the Dafabet English Open in Barnsley. The win sees the Rocket reach a remarkable 65th ranking semi-final, where he will face world number 14 Anthony McGill. The Scot has never lost a last four tie, but will have his work cut out maintaining that record when he faces O’Sullivan, who hasn’t lost a semi-final for five years. Lisowski will…

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McGill Reaches Barnsley Semi-Finals

Anthony McGill defeated Neil Robertson for the first time in ranking competition to reach the Dafabet English Open semi-finals by a 5-3 scoreline. The Scot has enjoyed a his most consistent run as a professional over the last few months, having reached a final and three quarter-finals already this campaign. Today’s victory for McGill was a significant one, with him and Robertson in direct competition for a place at the…

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Tickets Still Available For Quarters And Semis

It’s down to the last three days of the Dafabet English Open at the Barnsley Metrodome, and there are still tickets available for Friday night and all day on Saturday. Top stars including Ronnie O’Sullivan are still battling for the £70,000 top prize and the Steve Davis Trophy. The schedule for Friday night and Saturday is below and fans can buy tickets on the door. Friday 7pm Ronnie O’Sullivan v…

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Ursenbacher Reaches Maiden Quarter-final

Switzerland’s only snooker professional Alexander Ursenbacher produced a sublime display of break building to defeat Triple Crown winner Shaun Murphy 4-1 at the Dafabet English Open in Barnsley. Ursenbacher is beginning his second spell on the World Snooker Tour after regaining his place by winning the European Under-21 title in March.  He joins a youthful last eight lineup, with six of the players under the age of 30. The Swiss…

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