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Tale of the Tape: Allen v Zhou

Mark Allen Zhou Yuelong 6 World Ranking 35 33 Age 21 5 Ranking Titles 0 147 Highest Break 147 0 Head To Head 0 2018 International Championship winner 2018 Scottish Open winner Season Highlight 2019 Gibraltar Open quarter-finals Semi-finals 2009 Crucible Best Last 32, 2017 Northern Irish Nationality Chinese

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Cahill Stuns Rocket In Crucible Shock

Amateur James Cahill pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Crucible history, to defeat world number one Ronnie O’Sullivan 10-8 at the Betfred World Championship in Sheffield. 23-year-old Cahill came through qualifying to secure his World Championship debut and become the first ever amateur to compete at the Crucible. He has now inflicted O’Sullivan’s… Read More

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Tale of the Tape: Trump v Un-Nooh

Judd Trump Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 7 World Ranking 43 29 Age 34 10 Ranking Titles 1 147 four times Highest Break 147 twice 2 Head To Head 0 2018 Northern Ireland Open winner 2019 Masters winner 2019 World Grand Prix winner Season Highlight 2019 Shoot Out winner Runner-up 2011 Crucible Best Last 32, 2018 English Nationality… Read More

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Tale Of The Tape: Bingham v Dott

Stuart Bingham Graeme Dott 12 World Ranking 21 42 Age 41 6 Ranking Titles 2 147 five times Highest Break 147 7 Head To Head 3 2018 English Open winner 2019 Gibraltar Open winner Season Highlight 2018 Riga Masters quarter-finals Winner 2015 Crucible Best Winner 2006 English Nationality Scottish

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Selby Surges To Beat Zhao

Mark Selby summoned some of his best snooker to overturn a first session deficit and beat Zhao Xintong 10-7 at the Betfred World Championship. Three-time World Champion Selby has arrived in Sheffield this week with less of a media spotlight than he has become accustomed to. He recently lost his world number one spot, which he… Read More

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Cahill Threatens O’Sullivan Shock

Ronnie O’Sullivan finished the opening session of his first round match at the Betfred World Championship 5-4 down against amateur James Cahill. All scores World number one O’Sullivan made numerous uncharacteristic errors, while Cahill stood up to the challenge of competing against an illustrious opponent and becoming the first amateur to play at the Crucible…. Read More

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Higgins Through After Davis Battle

Four-time Crucible king John Higgins clinched his place in the second round of the Betfred World Championship with a 10-7 win over Mark Davis, despite spending seven hours in A&E yesterday. His brother Jason suffered a fractured kneecap after falling down the Crucible stairs at the conclusion of yesterday’s opening session. Higgins accompanied him to… Read More

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Griffiths To Focus On Home Coaching

Former World Champion Terry Griffiths has decided to do all of his coaching at his home club from next season. Griffiths is recognised as one of snooker’s leading coaches and currently works with players including Mark Allen, Stuart Bingham, Ding Junhui, Zhou Yuelong and Zhao Xintong. Going forward he intends to do all of his… Read More

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Tale of the Tape: O’Sullivan vs Cahill

Ronnie O’Sullivan VS James Cahill 1 World Ranking Amateur 43 Age 23 36 Ranking Titles 0 147 fifteen times Highest Break 134 3 Head To Head 0 2018 Shanghai Masters winner, 2018 Champion of Champions winner, 2018 UK Championship winner, 2019 Players Championship winner and 2019 Tour Championship winner Season Highlight 2019 Indian Open Last… Read More

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Tale of the Tape: Gilbert vs Perry

David Gilbert VS Joe Perry 16 World Ranking 18 37 Age 44 0 Ranking Titles 1 147 twice Highest Break 145 4 Head To Head 6 2018 Yushan World Open runner-up and 2019 German Masters runner-up Season Highlight 2018 European Masters runner-up Last 16 (2012) Crucible Best Semi-final (2008) English Nationality English

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