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Higgins Hopes New Cue Can Power Title Push

John Higgins has admitted that his decision to use a new cue this season has been partly inspired by the cue power of other players such as World Champion Judd Trump. The four-time Crucible king is currently preparing to face Yan Bingtao in today’s Betway UK Championship quarter-finals. Next week he will compete in his… Read More

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19.com Scottish Open Starts Monday

Snooker fans might be focused on the Betway UK Championship this week, but don’t forget the 19.com Scottish Open starts on Monday at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. Tickets are still available and start at just £10 – for details CLICK HERE Home favourite John Higgins, defending champion Mark Allen, Ronnie O’Sullivan, Neil Robertson, Mark… Read More

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Death Defying Donaldson

Scott Donaldson has admitted he feared he ‘might die’ in a 40-minute medical break during his victory in the final of Championship League Group Four last month. The Perth cueist was leading fellow Scot Graeme Dott 2-0, when he suddenly encountered difficulties breathing and was forced to temporarily request a halt to play. When he… Read More

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Higgins Aiming For Glasgow Glory

Scotland’s four-time World Champion John Higgins is relishing a return to Glasgow’s Emirates Arena next month, where he hopes to get his hands on the Stephen Hendry Trophy and win a maiden 19.com Scottish Open title. Tickets remain available for this year’s tournament, where Higgins faces world number 108 Jamie O’Neill in the opening round…. Read More

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19.com To Sponsor Trio Of Snooker’s Home Nations Events

World Snooker is delighted to announce 19.com as the new title sponsor of this season’s English Open, Northern Ireland Open and Scottish Open. These three events make up the Home Nations series, alongside the Welsh Open. During the 2020-21 season, all four of these tournaments will be sponsored by 19.com. The Home Nations series was… Read More

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Pistol Fires To Scottish Open Title

Mark Allen defeated Shaun Murphy 9-7 in a thrilling BetVictor Scottish Open final in Glasgow to secure his fifth ranking title. The match had looked set to go all the way to a decider, before Murphy miscued on 29 while among the balls at 8-7 down. Allen pounced and went about compiling a match winning… Read More

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Allen Leads Murphy In Glasgow

Mark Allen has taken a two-frame advantage into this evening’s concluding session of the BetVictor Scottish Open final, leading Shaun Murphy 5-3. Allen is competing in his second consecutive ranking final this week. The Pistol was runner-up to Ronnie O’Sullivan seven days ago at the  UK Championship and is in a fine streak of form,… Read More

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Magical Murphy Sets Up Allen Showdown

Shaun Murphy put on a superb display to defeat world number five Judd Trump 6-3 and reach the final of the BetVictor Scottish Open in Glasgow. That sets up a mouth-watering showpiece clash between Murphy and one of his best friends Mark Allen.  It’s the Magician who has a 10-4 lead in their head-to-head record…. Read More

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Pistol Reaches Final In Glasgow

Masters champion Mark Allen staged a dramatic fightback to reach the BetVictor Scottish Open final, winning the last four frames to defeat Daniel Wells 6-5 in their last four clash. The Pistol is now through to his third ranking final of the season so far, having won the International Championship and been runner-up to Ronnie… Read More

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Allen Makes Glasgow Semis

Mark Allen is through to the semi-finals of the BetVictor Scottish Open after a 5-0 whitewash victory against Alfie Burden in Glasgow. The Pistol, who was runner-up at last week’s UK Championship, is enjoying one of the most consistent runs of his career, having won 18 of his last 20 ranking event matches. He produced… Read More

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