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Allen Storms To Top Of One Year List

Mark Allen has leapt to the top of the one-year ranking list following his victory at the International Championship. The Northern Irishman beat Neil Robertson 10-5 in the final in China to win the fourth ranking title of his career, and land a bumper pay day of £175,000. He was previously 21st on the one year… Read More

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Rankings Leap For Bingham

Stuart Bingham is up to fourth place on the one-year ranking list following his victory at the BetVictor English Open. Bingham won the fifth ranking title of his career by beating Mark Davis 9-7 in the final in Crawley on Sunday. He was previously down in 52nd place on the one-year list but the £70,000 prize has… Read More

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Robertson Up To Fourth

Jimmy Robertson has jumped to fourth place on the one-year ranking list following his victory at the D88.com European Masters. Sussex cueman Robertson won the first ranking title of his career by beating Joe Perry 9-6 in the final in Belgium on Sunday. The £75,000 prize was by far the biggest of his career so far and… Read More

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Selby Boost In Rankings Battle

Mark Selby significantly improved his hopes of retaining his world number one ranking until at least the end of 2018 by winning the Evergrande China Championship on Sunday. Selby beat John Higgins 10-9 in a dramatic final in Guangzhou to win the 15th ranking title of his career and seventh in China. The £150,000 top… Read More

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Rankings Jump For Wilson

Kyren Wilson has leapt eight places to fifth on the one-year ranking list following his victory at the Paul Hunter Classic. Wilson won the second ranking title of his career by beating Peter Ebdon 4-2 in the final in Germany and the £20,000 top prize sees him climb from 13th to fifth on the one-year list. Ebdon… Read More

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Williams Closing Gap On Selby

Mark Williams has narrowed the gap to Mark Selby at the top of the world rankings to £308,750 following his victory in the Yushan World Open. Williams banked the £150,000 top prize in China and has now won four ranking events within the past nine months, including the World Championship. He goes above Ronnie O’Sullivan… Read More

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Yushan The Scene For Shanghai Race

Next week’s Hong Rui Ma Yushan World Open is the last counting event before the seeing cut off for the China Championship, D88.com European Masters and Shanghai Masters. This season the Shanghai Masters becomes an invitation event for the first time so only the top 16  on the official two-year rankings qualify automatically, to be joined… Read More

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Can Selby Keep Top Spot?

Mark Selby may have held the world number one ranking for 40 consecutive months, but he faces a real battle in the coming season to stay on top. In beating Shaun Murphy in the final of the German Masters in February 2015, Selby took over at the head of the world rankings. Nearly three and… Read More

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Top Ten Rankings Risers

Who made the biggest move up the world ranking list during the 2017/18 season? Here are the top ten climbers… These are the ten players who started last season inside the top 64 and made the biggest jumps up the official two-year list: 1. Yan Bingtao, 33 places (56 to 23) In just two seasons… Read More

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Selby Stretches Rankings Lead

Mark Selby reaserted his dominance at the top of the world rankings by winning the Fuhua Group China Open. Selby had seen his lead at the top of the official two-year ranking list bitten into by an in-form Ronnie O’Sullivan this season, but by winning the £225,000 top prize in Beijing – the biggest for any event other… Read More

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