35 Results for tag: Shaun Murphy

Race to the Crucible 2018: China Open Preview

Following Ronnie O'Sullivan's fifth ranking event victory of the season at the Ladbrokes Players Championship last week, there is now just one event to go before the all-important ranking revision to determine the seeding list for next month's Betfred World Championship in Sheffield. With 16 coveted places at the Crucible Theatre to be decided, this year ... More

O’Sullivan Beats Murphy To Equal Titles Record

Ronnie O’Sullivan won his fifth ranking title of 2017/18 – equalling the record for the most in a single season – by beating Shaun Murphy 10-4 in the final of the Ladbrokes Players Championship. View the updated Race to the Crucible O’Sullivan was not at his best in the final in Llandudno, failing to score a single century break, but made ... More

Dafabet Masters 2018: Tournament Preview

Televised snooker returns this Sunday with the start of the 2018 Dafabet Masters from the Alexandra Palace in London. As ever, 16 of the world's top players will battle it out to claim the biggest invitational title in the sport, with Ronnie O'Sullivan looking to capture the title for a record eighth time - and third in a row. View the draw ... More

January on the Baize

As a new year begins, so too does another month on the baize as the world's best snooker players return to action on the World Snooker Tour. View the latest provisional seeding list View the latest Crucible Race View the provisional end of season rankings Championship League (2-5, 8-11, 23-26 January) Returning for a 11th consecutive year, ... More

WPBSA AGM News

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association held its Annual General Meeting in Scotland on Wednesday. Nigel Mawer QPM stood for re-election to the board as a director. Shaun Murphy also stood for election to the board for the first time. Ahead of the AGM, Alan McManus offered his resignation from the board, which was accepted. The results ... More

O’Sullivan Matches Major Records

Ronnie O’Sullivan beat Shaun Murphy 10-5 in the final of the Betway UK Championship to equal two long-standing records held by Steve Davis and Stephen Hendry. View the updated seeding/ranking list following the UK Championship View the final Masters Race O’Sullivan rose to the occasion at the business end of a high quality final in York ... More

Semis Set in York

From 128 players and eight tables, to just four surviving cueists and one central table, we are now at the business end of the 2017 Betway UK Championship. View the Masters Race Live Blog It feels like a long time ago now since two-time champion Ding Junhui fell to world number 130 Leo Fernandez back on day one of the tournament, a scoreline that ... More

Murphy Is Champion Of Champions

Shaun Murphy won the 188BET Champion of Champions for the first time by beating Ronnie O’Sullivan 10-8 in the final in Coventry. Murphy fended off a late fight back from his opponent to secure the £100,000 top prize. It’s his first title since the Gibraltar Open in March. The first session saw world number five Murphy come from 2-0 down to lead ... More

Champion of Champions 2017 – The Final Field

The line-up for the 188BET Champion of Champions is now complete following Mark Selby's victory at the International Championship yesterday. With the world number one already safely qualified for the event after his successful 2016/17 season, the final place in the competition goes to Australia's Neil Robertson following his victory at the Hong Kong ... More

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