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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World Open In Yushan

The World Open ranking event will take place in Yushan, China, in September with record-equalling prize money. The tournament will run from September 18-24. The total prize money for the event is £700,000 with a top prize of £150,000, matching the China Championship and International Championship as the ranking events outside the UK with the… Read More

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Carter Moves Up All-Time Ranking List

With victory at the World Open, Ali Carter has moved to 18th in the all-time ranking event titles list. The win in Yushan sees Carter surpass iconic names such as Paul Hunter and James Wattana. The Captain is now just one behind the likes of Ray Reardon, Judd Trump and Stephen Maguire on four titles. Seven-time… Read More

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Carter Captures World Open Crown

Ali Carter won the fourth ranking title of his career by beating Joe Perry 10-8 in the final of the Hanteng Autos World Open in Yushan, China. Carter won six consecutive frames to go 8-3 ahead, and despite an exciting late rally from his opponent, he secured the match in frame 18 to capture the… Read More

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Brilliant Perry Stuns Robertson

Joe Perry fired three consecutive century breaks as he beat Neil Robertson 6-2 to reach the final of the Hanteng Autos World Open in China. World number 11 Perry is into the fourth ranking event final of his career and will have the chance to win his second title having captured his maiden crown at… Read More

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Captain Books Final Berth

Ali Carter has reached his first ranking event final since the 2013 German Masters, after victory in the day’s first semi-final clash at the Hanteng Autos World Open. The 37-year-old ended a remarkable run from Thailand’s Thepchaiya Un-Nooh in Yushan, winning 6-1. Carter, who sensationally whitewashed four-time World Champion John Higgins in their quarter-final, looked far… Read More

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Robertson To Face Perry In Semis

Neil Robertson will meet close friend Joe Perry in the semi-finals of the Hanteng Autos World Open on Saturday after they both scored 5-2 victories in the last eight. Robertson ended the run of David Gilbert to boost his hopes of winning a second ranking title this season, having landed the Riga Masters last month…. Read More

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Captain Carter Crushes Higgins

Ali Carter reached his first ranking event semi-final in over two years by thrashing John Higgins 5-0 at the Hanteng Autos World Open in Yushan. Carter last appeared in the semis of a full ranking event at the 2014 China Open, though he did win the minor-ranking Paul Hunter Classic last season, his first title… Read More

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Defending Champion Murphy Progresses

Defending champion Shaun Murphy secured passage to the last eight of the Hanteng Autos World Open in Yushan. His opponent Kurt Maflin had no answer as the Magician produced four breaks over fifty and a visit of 106 in a 5-1 victory.  He now faces Joe Perry in tomorrow’s quarter-finals. After the match Murphy was… Read More

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Higgins Books Last Eight Spot

John Higgins came out on top against Mark Williams in a clash between two of the game’s all-time greats at the Hanteng Autos World Open. However, it was the Welshman who stamped his authority in the early stages, taking the first frame with a counter-clearance 64 before moving 2-0 in front. From that point Higgins… Read More

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