Rocket Reaches 46th Ranking Final

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O’Sullivan Hits Back To Beat Maguire

Ronnie O’Sullivan came from 4-2 down to beat Stephen Maguire 6-4 and reach the final of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix in Preston. O’Sullivan will now meet Mark Selby or Ding Junhui on Sunday at the Guild Hall, with the winner to take the trophy and a top prize of £100,000. World number two O’Sullivan… Read More

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Selby – Rocket Is Like Federer

Mark Selby reached the semi-finals of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix with a 5-2 win over Michael White, then expressed his admiration for Ronnie O’Sullivan’s current form. World number one Selby continued his bid to win a second ranking title of the season, and first since the International Championship in November. He now meets Ding… Read More

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ManBetX To Sponsor Snooker’s Welsh Open And Gibraltar Open

World Snooker is delighted to announce ManBetX as the title sponsor of two upcoming ranking events: the Welsh Open and the Gibraltar Open, through Project11. The ManBetX Welsh Open will run from February 26 to March 4 at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena. It is one of snooker’s longest-running tournaments, ever present on the calendar since… Read More

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Average Shot Time  

Who’s the fastest player on the World Snooker Tour…and the slowest? From next week’s ManBetX Welsh Open you’ll be able to find out as the average shot time for all 131 tour players on our official data site. As well as the usual data such as live scoring, results, centuries and session times, you’ll be… Read More

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Williams Sets Sights On Sheffield

Mark Williams is full of confidence going into next week’s ManBetX Welsh Open, and believes he will have a chance of winning a third World title in the Spring. Welsh ace Williams is playing his best snooker for 15 years, having won three tournaments so far this season including two ranking events. His victories at… Read More

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Sublime O’Sullivan Dispatches Xiao

Ronnie O’Sullivan produced a virtuoso performance to storm past China’s Xiao Guodong 5-0 and reach the semi-finals of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix at the Guild Hall. The Preston venue has seen some astonishing displays throughout its 40-year history of hosting major snooker events, such as Stephen Hendry’s 10-5 UK Championship final win over Ken… Read More

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Selby Strikes Down The Thunder

Mark Selby sealed an emphatic 4-0 defeat of Neil Robertson to progress to the quarter-finals of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix in Preston. The world number one looked out of sorts in yesterday’s last 32 clash with Jimmy Robertson. However, he did turn on the style at the crucial moment, by firing in a run… Read More

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O’Sullivan Beats Yan To Reach Quarters

Ronnie O’Sullivan came through a tough battle against Yan Bingtao 4-3 to reach the last eight of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix in Preston – then accused snooker’s younger generation of being “flaky under the cosh.” O’Sullivan, chasing his fourth ranking title of the season, had to come from 3-2 down at the Guild Hall… Read More

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Selby Edges Through In Preston

World number one Mark Selby scraped through his opening round clash with Jimmy Robertson 4-3 at the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix in Preston. The manner of Selby’s victory was far from convincing. However, the Leicester potter showed his trademark tenacity and dug deep to set up a mouth watering last 16 clash with fellow 13-time… Read More

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Bingham Set For Welsh Defence

Stuart Bingham heads to the Welsh Open in Cardiff next week determined to get back to his best. Bingham beat Judd Trump 9-8 in a thrilling final at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena last season to win the fourth ranking title of his career. This time he’s among a field packed with top stars including Ronnie… Read More

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