15 Results for tag: Anthony Hamilton

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

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

Race to the World Grand Prix 2018

With the battle for places at the Masters having reached its conclusion at the recent UK Championship, attention now quickly turns to the battle for places at the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix. Returning to Preston's Guild Hall from 19-25 February 2018, the event will once again see 32 players contest the title, with a top prize of £100,000 up for grabs.... 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

Exceptions or a New Norm?

The renaissance of 1997 world champion Ken Doherty since he was handed an Invitational Tour Card back in April has proven to be one of the most commented upon themes of the season so far, but just how unusual has his start to the campaign been for a player starting from zero points? Below we take a look at how his results compare to similar players in ... 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

The Big 2017/18 Season Preview

Mark Selby's third world title might still feel fresh in the memory, but he and the rest of the World Snooker Tour will be back in action this week as the 2017/18 season gets underway with qualifiers at Preston's Guild Hall on Wednesday. As ever, there are a few interesting themes that we can keep an eye on over the coming months, as well as some ... More

Selby Named Player of the Year

Mark Selby was named snooker’s Player of the Year at the sport’s annual awards ceremony in London last night. Leicester’s Selby enjoyed a historic 2016/17 season, winning a record equalling five ranking events: the Paul Hunter Classic, International Championship, UK Championship, China Open and World Championship. The 33-year-old, who won his third ... 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

Superb Hamilton Wins First Ranking Title

Anthony Hamilton won the first world ranking title of his 26-year professional career by beating Ali Carter 9-6 in the final of the F66.com German Masters. Hamilton played tremendous snooker in the closing stages at the Tempodrom in Berlin as he came from 5-2 down to win seven of the last eight frames. At the age of 45, the Nottingham cueman is the ... More