44 Results for tag: Mark Williams

Masters Race 2018: Preston Update

Following back-to-back qualifiers held at the Preston Guild Hall for the Indian Open, European Masters and World Open tournaments over the past week, the 2018 Race to the Dafabet Masters has now been updated. View the updated Race to the Masters As during previous seasons, the top 16 players on the official world ranking list following December's ... More

Down to Eight at World Cup

China A made it through to the quarter-finals of the Little Swan World Cup in Wuxi, beating Hong Kong 3-2 in their last group match thanks to Ding Junhui. Click here for the group tables The winner of the match was sure to go through to the last eight, and with the score at 2-2, Hong Kong’s Marco Fu had the chance to knock out the home favourites. ... More

Champion of Champions 2017 – Riga Update

Ryan Day's breakthrough victory at the Kaspersky Riga Masters last weekend not only secured him his maiden ranking event title, but also puts him into contention for a place at this year's Champion of Champions at Coventry's Ricoh Arena. But how will the full field be made up and what would have to happen for the Welshman to miss out? Once again, ... More

World Snooker Rankings 2016/17: End of Season Round-Up

Mark Selby's third world title success at the Crucible on Monday marks not only the end of the 2016/17 season, but with the it the final rankings update of the campaign as he cements his position at the top of the list. Continue reading for a summary of all of the key ranking movements following the Betfred World Championship. The new list, once updated ... More

World Rankings: Crucible Update

As we approach the halfway stage of this year's Betfred World Championship, today I take a look at the big ranking stories so far this week and consider some of the potential changes that could yet come to pass. View the latest provisional ranking list At the top of the tree, we already knew coming into the tournament that defending champion Mark ... More

Selby King In Beijing

Mark Selby won his fourth ranking title of the season by beating Mark Williams 10-8 in the final of the Bank of Beijing China Open. World number one Selby captured the 11th ranking title of his career and a top prize of £85,000 by coming from 8-7 down to win the last three frames. Defeat was a double blow for 42-year-old Williams as he missed out on ... More

Closing In On the Cut: Crucible 2017

This week sees the return of professional snooker for the final tournament prior to this season's Betfred World Championship as the tour heads to Beijing for the 2017 China Open. As well as being a prestigious title in its own right, the event marks the final chance for players to add ranking points to their tallies ahead of the most important rankings ... More

Players Championship Places to be Decided

The season-long race to qualify for next month's Ladbrokes Players Championship reaches its climax this weekend in Gibraltar as the final counting event is played out, but who can still claim a place at the final opportunity. Qualification criteria In a significant change for this season, just 16 players will be involved at this season's Players Champio... More

Crucible Countdown 2017

With the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix now underway, there are now just five and a half events remaining before the final seeding list is set for this year's World Championship, to be held once again at the iconic Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. At the time of writing, some big names are currently set to miss out upon an automatic seeding for the ... More

Closing in on the Cut: German Masters

Ranking event snooker returns to our screens next week with the venue stages of the F66.com German Masters from the iconic Tempodrom venue in Berlin. The event will also mark the latest seedings revision of the 2016/17 season, with the new updated rankings set to decide the final seeding list for the Welsh Open, while the 32 qualifiers for the World ... More