26 Results for tag: Shaun Murphy

Closing in on the Cut: September 2017

Ranking event snooker returns next Tuesday as defending champion Anthony McGill leads the field at the 2017 Indian Open in Vishakhapatnam. The event also marks the second mid-season seedings revision of the new campaign as the final list is determined for the upcoming International Championship in Daqing. View the draw for the Indian Open View ... More

Lightning Strikes In Germany

Michael White won his second ranking title by beating Shaun Murphy 4-2 in the final of the Paul Hunter Classic in Fürth. View the updated provisional seeding list Welshman White won seven matches to take the £20,000 top prize and double his tally of ranking crowns, having won his first at the 2015 Indian Open. The 26-year-old from Neath had ... More

Brecel Wins First Ranking Crown

Luca Brecel won his first ranking title by beating Shaun Murphy 10-5 in the final of the Evergrande China Championship in Guangzhou. View the updated provisional seedings View the updated provisional end of season rankings View the updated Masters Race Belgium’s 22-year-old Brecel came from 3-1 down to win nine of the last 11 frames against ... More

China Championship 2017: Tournament Preview

It has been almost seven weeks since the last piece of ranking event silverware was handed over to first-time winner Ryan Day at the Riga Masters, but next Wednesday marks the return of ranking event snooker as the venue stages of the Evergrande China Championship get underway in Guangzhou. View the China Championship draw View the China Champions... 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 Starts Against O’Brien

Mark Selby will begin the defence of his Betfred World Championship title against Fergal O’Brien on Saturday. The tournament at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield runs from April 15 to May 1, with 32 players battling for a record top prize of £375,000. The random draw for the opening round was made today, with the top 16 seeds matched up with the 16 ... More

Murphy Rules The Rock

Shaun Murphy won his first ranking title of the season by beating Judd Trump 4-2 in the final of the Jojobet.com Gibraltar Open. View the updated Race to the Crucible View the final Players Championship qualification list Murphy won the seventh ranking title of his career – and first since the World Grand Prix 12 months ago – with a fine ... 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