Tag Archive: Ken Doherty

Sep 26 2012

UKPTC3: My Final Thoughts

Due to the recent blog downtime commencing during the UKPTC3 event in Gloucester, at the time I was unable to talk about my experience at the penultimate professional event to be staged at the South West Snooker Academy, so without further ado, click below for my belated thoughts from the tournament…

Aug 24 2012

ET1: Doherty Ends Maximum Wait

Click here to view my 147′s page Congratulations to Ireland’s Ken Doherty, who today made the 90th maximum break in professional competition and the first of his 22-year professional career. The max came during frame three of his 4-0 victory against Germany’s Julian Treiber, and provided it is not equalled during the remaining two days …

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Aug 22 2012

International Championship 2012: Qualifying Review

Over the last four days, the EIS in Sheffield has played host to the qualifying rounds of the inaugural International Championship tournament, arguably snooker’s newest ‘major’ given the significant amount of prize money and ranking points on offer. As a result, every match has counted but as far as headline stories are concerned, there is …

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May 06 2012

Ken Doherty Joins WPBSA Board

Ken Doherty, one of snooker’s most experienced players, has joined the board of the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA)…

Apr 21 2012

Crucible Diary 2012: Day One

Well what about that for an opening day at the 2012 World Championship? John Higgins has survived a real scare from Chinese number two Liang Wenbo, but unquestionably the highlight had to be Stephen Hendry’s 11th career maximum break which came during his match against Stuart Bingham this afternoon. Click below to read the first …

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Apr 15 2012

World Championship Qualifying 2012: Doherty Edges Thriller, Chinese Duo Progress

Saturday evening saw the first six players book their places at the Crucible, with a further ten to follow this Sunday. Click below for a round-up of the day’s action with quotes from three of the qualifiers…

Apr 02 2012

Rankings Watch 2011/12: World Championship Preview

Following Peter Ebdon’s victory at the 2012 China Open, there is just one tournament remaining of the 2011/12 season – the World Championship. While all eyes will be on the Crucible Theatre as the sport’s latest world champion is crowned, there are also a number of important ranking issues to be decided, particularly at the …

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Feb 20 2012

World Snooker Rankings 2011/12: Seedings Revision Three Round-Up

The climax of the Welsh Open not only saw Ding Junhui lift his fifth ranking event title, but it also saw the third mid-season seedings revision ahead of the World Championship draw. Click below for a summary of all of the changes compared to the previous cut…

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