Tag Archive: Mark Williams

Feb 21 2015

Woollaston and Brecel To Face Legends In Welsh Semis

It has been a day to remember for this weekend’s four semi-finalists at the 2015 Welsh Open, as both Ben Woollaston and Luca Brecel have made it through to their first ever ranking event semi-finals, to face two of the game’s all-time greats in home favourite Mark Williams and four-times world champion John Higgins. Click …

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Feb 11 2015

Are There Too Many Number Ones?

Following his victory at last weekend’s German Masters, Mark Selby regained the official number one ranking for the third time this season and the sixth time during his career to date. Already, we have seen the number one ranking change hands on a number of occasions during 2015, with Selby, Neil Robertson and Ding Junhui …

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Feb 03 2015

Closing in on the Cut: February 2015

With the start of the 2015 German Masters almost upon us, we are also approaching the latest of this season’s mid-term seedings revisions, with the seedings for the Indian Open, China Open and Shoot Out tournaments set to be determined. In particular, we have a real four-way tussle for the world number one ranking, with …

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Jan 24 2015

Perry Claims AT3 Title in Xuzhou

18 months on from his maiden Asian Tour title at the Yixing Open, Joe Perry has today claimed his second, with victory against Thailand’s Thepchaiya Un-Nooh at the Xuzhou Open in China. Click below for a round-up of the final day’s action, together with the implications for the Asian Order of Merit…

Dec 20 2014

Best of 2014: The Best Match

With professional snooker all but over for another year, it is time again to begin my mostly-annual series of ‘best of’ polls for you to vote in. First up, I consider what has been the best match of 2014 and offer my suggestions below, while you can also enter your own selection in the poll …

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Dec 15 2014

To Polish Or Not To Polish?

That would appear to be the question, as World Snooker chose the recent Lisbon Open event at which to trial a new system of ‘polishing’ the balls prior to matches, in an attempt to reduce the amount of kicks and bad bounces in the game. As is ever the case in snooker, feedback was varied, …

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Dec 02 2014

Playing Conditions – A Cause For Concern?

A year ago at the UK Championship, the talk throughout the first week was dominated by that of the suitability of the venue given the shift to a flat 128 format and in 2014, it has been a similar story, with both the sports hall and main arena coming under fire at various stages of …

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Nov 26 2014

UK Championship 2014: Day Two Blog

Day two of the UK Championship in York this Wednesday as the field is whittled down from 128 to 64 and as was the case during the opening day, it has so far been very much a day for the top seeds, with few upsets at the Barbican Centre. Click below for my thoughts on …

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