17 Results for tag: Zhou Yuelong

Higgins Retains Championship League Title

John Higgins became the first player to successfully defend the Championship League Snooker title when he beat Zhou Yuelong 3-2 in Thursday’s Winners’ Group final at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Higgins joined the tournament in Group Seven, the final stage before Winners’ Group, just as he had done in winning the trophy last year. Having won that ... More

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

Race to Preston

And so with 13 counting events completed in this season's Race to Preston, there is just one to go as the field will be set for the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix following the conclusion of the Coral Shoot Out on Sunday evening. Continue reading for a reminder of the qualifying criteria and who is currently set to qualify... Who will qualify? The top 32 ... 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

Seeds Scattered in Guangzhou

Three days completed at the Evergrande China Championship and of the 15 top 16 players who started the week we are now down to just four following a string of upsets so far in Guangzhou. View the updated playing schedule View the updated provisional seedings View the updated Masters Race Having seen the likes of Neil Robertson, Mark Allen and ... 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

2017 World Cup Teams

Here's the line up of teams for the 2017 World Cup in Wuxi. The draw and format will be released soon. The tournament runs from July 3 to 9, with China's Zhou Yuelong and Yan Bingtao defending the title. China A Ding Junhui Age: 30 World ranking: 4 Career highlights: China’s best ever player, Ding has won 12 world ranking titles – only ... 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

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