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Rocket Fires To Shanghai Victory

Ronnie O’Sullivan came from behind to win the 2018 Shanghai Masters, defeating Barry Hawkins 11-9 in the final. The win sees O’Sullivan defend the title he won here last year, when he beat Judd Trump 10-3 in the final to lift the trophy. Victory pockets the Rocket £200,000. The event has gained a new level… Read More

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Hawk Leads The Rocket In Shanghai

Barry Hawkins will take a two-frame lead into this evening’s concluding session of the 2018 Shanghai Masters, after he got the better of Ronnie O’Sullivan to go 6-4 up following this afternoon’s action. The winner this evening will pocket £200,000 and with total event prize money of £725,000, this is the most lucrative invitational tournament… Read More

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Hawkins Downs Ding In Thriller

Barry Hawkins will face Ronnie O’Sullivan in the final of the Shanghai Masters after defeating Ding Junhui 10-9 in a pulsating last four clash. Hawkins now has the opportunity to defeat O’Sullivan in a final for the first time. He was denied the trophy in his only other showpiece meetings with the Rocket at the… Read More

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Hawkins Takes Shanghai Lead

Barry Hawkins will carry a one-frame cushion into this evening’s second session of his Shanghai Masters semi-final with Ding Junhui, leading 5-4. The prize for tonight’s victor will be a place in the final against Ronnie O’Sullivan. It would be the first time Ding has faced O’Sullivan in a final in China. While Hawkins has… Read More

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O’Sullivan Ends Wilson’s Winning Run

Ronnie O’Sullivan overcame Kyren Wilson 10-6 to progress to the final of the 2018 Shanghai Masters. Victory for the Rocket ended a 19-match winning streak for Wilson, who had previously won back-to-back titles at the Paul Hunter Classic and Six Red World Championship. O’Sullivan is now one win away from defending the title he won… Read More

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O’Sullivan Leads Wilson

Ronnie O’Sullivan will take a narrow 5-4 lead into the second session of his Shanghai Masters semi-final clash with Kyren Wilson. The Rocket is looking to defend his title this week and is making his first appearance of the 2018/19 snooker season. Wilson, having won back to back titles at the Paul Hunter Classic and… Read More

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Ding Downs Selby In Thriller

Ding Junhui saw off a Mark Selby fightback to edge a pulsating quarter-final clash 6-5 at the Shanghai Masters. The Chinese number one is aiming for his third Shanghai Masters title this week. Victory would see him collect his first title since the recent birth of his baby daughter. This was the second consecutive meeting… Read More

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O’Sullivan Into Shanghai Semis

Ronnie O’Sullivan eased into the last four of the Shanghai Masters after a 6-2 defeat of Stuart Bingham. The Rocket is competing in his first event of the 2018/19 campaign this week, having captured five ranking titles last season. Bingham will now have to turn his attention to the China Championship, which begins in 11… Read More

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Rocket Takes Off In Shanghai

Ronnie O’Sullivan secured victory in his first appearance of the World Snooker Tour season, defeating Neil Robertson 6-3 at the Shanghai Masters. Defending champion O’Sullivan enjoyed one of the most successful campaigns of his career in 2017/18, winning five ranking titles in a single season for the first time and securing a sixth UK Championship… Read More

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Ding Downs Allen In Shanghai

A sublime performance from Ding Junhui saw him defeat Mark Allen 6-3 at the Shanghai Masters. There was a passionate sold-out crowd to witness the Chinese number one competing this evening. Ding returned to action at last week’s Six Red World Championship following the recent birth of his baby girl and after reaching the final… Read More

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