Tag Archive: Ding Junhui

Aug 25 2014

Battle For Number One: 2014 Shanghai Masters

Following next week’s 6 Reds World Championship in Thailand, the snooker circuit heads to China for the venue stages of the biggest ranking event of the campaign so far, the 2014 Shanghai Masters. The tournament also marks the second seedings revision of the current season, which although relatively insignificant compared to other cut-offs this season, …

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Aug 11 2014

How Rolling Are The Rankings?

Following Mark Selby’s victory at the first European Tour event of the season, it had been anticipated that the victory would be enough to see him climb back above Neil Robertson into top spot in snooker’s latest world rankings. It now seems though that in fact the rankings will not be officially revised until after …

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Jul 30 2014

The Big Neil Robertson Interview – Part One

During recent seasons, current world number one Neil Robertson has been one of the most consistent winners on the professional circuit, last year completing a career ‘triple crown’ with his victory at the UK Championship in York, as well as famously becoming the first player ever to compile more than 100 competitive century breaks during …

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Jun 28 2014

Closing In On The Cut: July 2014

We might still be in June as I write this, but little over a week from now will come the first seedings revision of the 2014/15 season, following the final of the Australan Goldfields Open in Bendigo. Determining the seedings for this season’s Shanghai Masters, one of just three events remaining under the ‘non-flat’ draw …

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Jun 21 2014

Ding Back To Winning Ways At AT1

Five times a ranking event winner last season, Ding Junhui got his hands on another piece of silverware this morning at the AT1 event in Yixing, defeating Michael Holt 4-2 to claim the title. Click below for more…

Jun 07 2014

2014/15: Money To Defend, Themes To Follow

For those of us who like to keep an eye on all things rankings related, during each season there are usually a number of themes to follow just from a look at the various ranking lists. For example a couple of seasons ago, it was only a matter of time before Judd Trump became number …

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May 13 2014

My 2014 Top Eight Revisited

Five years ago following John Higgins’ victory at the 2009 World Championship at the Crucible, following a similar feature prepared by the BBC, I wrote a blog, predicting how the top eight of the world rankings would look in 2014. Having been reminded of the article earlier during this year’s World Championship, now exactly five …

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May 11 2014

World Championship 2014: Final Thoughts

Though Mark Selby’s World Championship victory may remain fresh in the memory, already amateur snooker has moved on at least with the start of the 2014 Q School, while the professionals will be back in action before the end of the month with the first qualifiers of the 2014/15 season in Gloucester. Click below then …

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