2017 Snooker Hong Kong Masters Press Conference

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World Open, Indian Open and European Masters Draws

The draws and formats for the qualifying round of the World Open, Indian Open and European Masters are now available. The qualifiers at the Preston Guild Hall run from August 1 to 9. Tickets costing just £5 are on sale now to see the world’s top players, for details click here Click here for the… Read More

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David Lilley Q&A

40-year-old David Lilley has returned to his job as an insurance claims controller, after a fairy-tale run at the Indian Open in Hyderabad. Competing in his first ever professional event, Lilley produced giant killing heroics by defeating Mark Williams on a run to the quarter-finals. He was eventually beaten by world number four Shaun Murphy. The man from… Read More

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Nigel Bond Q&A

Nigel Bond rolled back the years in Hyderabad at the Indian Open, to reach his first ranking event semi-final in 14 years. On his return we caught up with him to discuss his goals for the rest of the season and his recent coaching work in Sheffield. Nigel, congratulations on a great run in India…. Read More

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McGill Is Star Of India

Anthony McGill won his first ranking title by beating Kyren Wilson 5-2 in the final of the Indian Open in Hyderabad. Recognised for several seasons as one of snooker’s rising stars, McGill has now captured his first piece of silverware after a series of superb performances, winning seven matches during the tournament to land the… Read More

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Murphy / McGill / Wilson / Bond Into Semis

Shaun Murphy ended the remarkable run of David Lilley with a 4-2 victory to reach the semi-finals of the Indian Open in Hyderabad. Amateur Lilley was playing in the final stages of a ranking event for the first time in his career and beat the likes of Mark Williams and Robert Milkins to reach the… Read More

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Lilley Continues Dream Run

David Lilley’s magnificent run at the Indian Open in Hyderabad continued on the morning of day 4. The former English Amateur Champion, playing in the final stages of a ranking event for the first time, backed up yesterday’s win over Mark Williams with a 4-2 defeat of Robert Milkins. The 40-year-old compiled breaks of 56… Read More

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Williams Crashes Out to Amateur Lilley

David Lilley caused a massive upset on day three of the Indian Open in Hyderabad. Playing in the final stages of a ranking event for the first time the 40-year-old from Wallsend edged out two-time World Champion Mark Williams 4-3. At 2-2 the Englishman made a break of 59 to put himself on the verge… Read More

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Murphy and Williams Safely Through

Shaun Murphy and Mark Williams secured places in the last 32 on the second day of the Indian Open in Hyderabad.  Breaks of 65, 46 and 44 helped the 2005 World Champion Murphy to a 4-1 win over Daniel Wells. He now faces Michael Georgiou tomorrow Morning. Williams overcame illness problems to see off China’s… Read More

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Indian Open – Eurosport Player Coverage

Following discussions with our partners Eurosport and IMG, we are now able to confirm that the last two days of this week’s Indian Open will be covered by the Eurosport Player. The Eurosport Player will show coverage from the quarter-finals on Friday as well as the semi-finals and final on Saturday. We would like to… Read More

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Champion White Makes Early Exit

Reigning champion Michael White was a round one casualty on the opening day of the Indian Open in Hyderabad.  He suffered a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Anthony Hamilton. The “Sheriff of Pottingham” set the tone early on, making 125 in the opener and taking a scrappy second to go 2-0 up. White looked… Read More

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