White Lightning Strikes The Juddernaut

February 20, 2018

Michael White produced an impressive display to defeat Judd Trump 4-1 and progress to the last 16 of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix in Preston. World number 28 White, who won his second ranking title at the Paul Hunter Classic earlier in the season, has made a habit of claiming big name scalps at the Guild Hall. He beat four-time World Champion John Higgins in the first round of last…

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Pistol Downed In Preston

February 20, 2018

Masters champion Mark Allen suffered a shock first round exit at the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix in Preston, following a 4-3 defeat to Xiao Guodong. The Antrim potter enjoyed the finest moment of his career last month, as he lifted a Triple Crown title for the first time by winning the Masters at Alexandra Palace. However, Allen now needs to put in some strong showings in ranking tournaments for the…

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Page Handed Place In Welsh Open

February 20, 2018

Joe Swail has withdrawn from next week’s Welsh Open for family reasons and has been replaced by Jackson Page in the draw. Swail was due to face Sean O’Sullivan in the opening round at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on Monday February 26 at 10am. Page replaces him directly so the amateur will now face O’Sullivan on the same date and time. Page beat Jason Weston and John Astley at the…

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Rocket Smashes Milkman In Under An Hour

February 19, 2018

Ronnie O’Sullivan took just 53 minutes to beat Robert Milkins 4-0 and reach the last 16 of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix in Preston. O’Sullivan, seeking his fourth ranking title of the season having won the English Open, Shanghai Masters and UK Championship, eased into the second round at the Guild Hall where he will face Yan Bingtao. That match will be on Wednesday evening and tickets are still available…

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Ladbrokes To Donate To Jessie May

World Grand Prix title sponsor Ladbrokes will donate £100 for every century break made during this week’s tournament to Jessie May Children’s Hospice at Home. The tournament at the Guild Hall in Preston runs from Monday to Sunday, with 32 of the world’s top players chasing a first prize of £100,000. Ronnie O’Sullivan, Mark Selby, Judd Trump, John Higgins and Shaun Murphy are among those battling for the trophy. And…

February 19, 2018
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Barry Hearn Interview

We caught up with the World Snooker Chairman to talk about the Coral Shoot Out, the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix, increased prize money for the China Open and much more. To watch the interview CLICK HERE The post Barry Hearn Interview appeared first on World Snooker.

February 19, 2018
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Evans Wins British Open

February 19, 2018

Reanne Evans claimed her second title of the 2017/18 season with a 4-0 victory against Nutcharut Wongharuthai at the British Open on Sunday evening. The 11-time world champion was in fine form throughout the day having earlier seen off Laura Evans and then world number four Rebecca Kenna with breaks of 103 and 102 in the semi-finals to reach her fourth consecutive WLBS final. There she would await 18-year-old Thai…

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Rolling 147 Prizes

Here are the latest totals for the rolling prizes for making a maximum 147 break… Ranking events2018 Ladbrokes World Grand Prix £15,000 Qualifiers2018 Betfred World Championship £5,000  Click here for the list of official 147s The post Rolling 147 Prizes appeared first on World Snooker.

February 19, 2018
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Watch Snooker This Season On Eurosport Player

February 19, 2018

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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