Baize Watch: Episode 4

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O’Sullivan Beats Murphy To Equal Titles Record

Ronnie O’Sullivan won his fifth ranking title of 2017/18 – equalling the record for the most in a single season – by beating Shaun Murphy 10-4 in the final of the Ladbrokes Players Championship. O’Sullivan was not at his best in the final in Llandudno, failing to score a single century break, but made several… Read More

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O’Sullivan Storms Ahead In Llandudno Final

Ronnie O’Sullivan is just four frames away from winning the Ladbrokes Players Championship having taken a 6-3 lead over Shaun Murphy in the first session of the final in Llandudno. After losing the first frame, O’Sullivan dominated most of the session to draw close to the £125,000 top prize. First to ten frames when they… Read More

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Murphy Sets Up O’Sullivan Final

Shaun Murphy will face Ronnie O’Sullivan in the final of a major tournament for the third time this season, after he scored a superb 6-3 win over Mark Williams in the semi-finals of the Ladbrokes Players Championship. Murphy beat O’Sullivan in the final of the Champion of Champions in November then the Rocket took revenge… Read More

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O’Sullivan Into Final After Trump Thriller

Ronnie O’Sullivan won a dramatic contest 6-5 against Judd Trump to reach the final of the Ladbrokes Players Championship in Llandudno. An exciting match which swung one way and the other came down to the last frame, and Trump suffered a slice of misfortune as his scoring chance ended when he got a kick then… Read More

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Injured Murphy Wins McGill Battle

Shaun Murphy fought through the pain barrier to beat Anthony McGill 6-5 and reach the semi-finals of the Ladbrokes Players Championship. Murphy has been suffering from back and neck problems in recent weeks and had to pull out of two tournaments before heading to Llandudno. With the aid of regular physiotherapy he has been able… Read More

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Day Run Ended By Wonderful Williams

Ryan Day’s hopes of winning three consecutive tournaments came to an end as he lost 6-3 to Mark Williams in the quarter-finals of the Ladbrokes Players Championship. Day has been in tremendous form in recent weeks, winning the Gibraltar Open and Romanian Snooker Masters. He was aiming to become the first player to capture three… Read More

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Trump Sets Up O’Sullivan Clash

Judd Trump stormed to a 6-1 win over Neil Robertson at the Ladbrokes Players Championship to set up a semi-final with Ronnie O’Sullivan. Trump has made a fine defence of his title so far, knocking out Stephen Maguire and Robertson, but will face an even tougher test when he comes up against fellow crowd favourite… Read More

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O’Sullivan Fires Three Tons In Ding Win

Ronnie O’Sullivan became the first player into the semi-finals of the Ladbrokes Players Championship as he made three centuries in a 6-3 win over Ding Junhui. It was a slow start for O’Sullivan in Llandudno tonight as he lost the first two frames and could have gone 3-0 down. But the Rocket soon gathered pace… Read More

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McGill Hits Higgins for Six

Anthony McGill ended a run of four consecutive defeats against John Higgins with a 6-0 whitewash to reach the quarter-finals of the Ladbrokes Players Championship, while defending champion Judd Trump saw off Stephen Maguire 6-4. Higgins has been in fine form this season, winning two ranking events and earning more money than any player other than… Read More

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‘Ferrari’ O’Sullivan Motors Past Dott

Ronnie O’Sullivan compared himself to a Ferrari after finding top gear to beat Graeme Dott 6-1 at the Ladbrokes Players Championship. O’Sullivan is enjoying one of the best seasons of his career, having won more ranking events, made more centuries and earned more prize money than ever before. He’s into the quarter-finals in Llandudno and will… Read More

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