35 Results for tag: Stephen Maguire

September Snooker

Following significant ranking victories for Luca Brecel and Michael White in August, the World Snooker Tour will next head to Bangkok, Vishakhapatnam, Yushan and Preston as we move into September. View the latest provisional seeding list Below I look ahead to the coming month on the baize, including the latest tournaments on the World Snooker Tour, ... More

Back to the Baize

The 2017/18 season enters its second phase over the coming weeks with five events to be completed between now and the end of August. The early-season summer period has so far seen Ryan Day claim his maiden ranking event title at the Kaspersky Riga Masters with victory against Stephen Maguire last month, before Ding Junhui and Liang Wenbo claimed the ... More

Day Breaks Ranking Duck In Riga

Ryan Day won the first ranking title of his career, 18 years after turning pro, by beating Stephen Maguire 5-2 in the final of the Kaspersky Riga Masters. View the updated seeding list following the Kaspersky Riga Masters Welshman Day went all the way to the £50,000 top prize and the trophy at the first tournament of the 2017/18 season. It was ... 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

Betfred World Championship 2017: Tournament Preview

After another fantastic season of snooker it is finally time for the big one – the Betfred World Championship from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. And never has the tournament been bigger than in 2017 as its iconic venue celebrates its 40th anniversary, with a series of special events to be staged throughout the tournament. View the draw for the ... 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

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

Shanghai Set for Quarter-Finals

Four days have been completed at the tenth staging of the Shanghai Masters and of the 40 players who started the week, just eight remain with their eyes on the prize. View the updated provisional seedings View the live race to Guangzhou View the results so far from Shanghai It has been a memorable week already in Shanghai, with a maximum break ... More

Race to the Evergrande China Championship

Yesterday saw the announcement of the Evergrande China Championship, to be staged in Guangzhou, China, for which 16 players will qualify. But how will they be selected? In short, the players will be made up by: The top 10 players on the official world ranking list following the Shanghai Masters The top four players on the one-year ranking list, ... More

Shanghai Masters 2016: Tournament Preview

The World Snooker tour returns to China next week for the tenth staging of the popular Shanghai Masters, with Kyren Wilson looking to defend the title that heralded his breakthrough 12 months ago. Today I take my customary look at the event and pick out some of the themes to follow during what is the biggest event of the season to date. View the ... More