Tag Archive: Shaun Murphy

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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Apr 23 2014

Champion of Champions Returns, Qualification Criteria Confirmed

Amongst the other announcements today, it has also been confirmed that the Champion of Champions tournament will return this November, the official press release for which you can find below. Interestingly however, the qualification process for the tournament has also been confirmed, click below for more details…

Apr 20 2014

Crucible Diary 2014: Day Two

Day two at the Crucible promises to be full of drama, with four matches to be played to a conclusion today and already we have had a shock, with 44-year-old Ken Doherty rolling back the years to complete a seven frame winning streak against world number six Stuart Bingham…

Apr 19 2014

Crucible Diary 2014: Day One

After all the hype, after all of the previews, day one of the 2014 World Championship is now well underway, with Ronnie O’Sullivan and Stuart Bingham having started their respective campaigns this morning. Click below for day one of my now traditional Crucible Diary, which throughout the week will detail any stories of mine, together …

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Apr 18 2014

The Big 2014 World Championship Preview With Neal Foulds

The three day gap between the conclusion of the final qualifying round for this year’s World Championship and the start of play tomorrow morning at the Crucible makes the job of previewing the tournament ever-more difficult. But this year I am hopeful that I have been able to do the tournament justice, thanks to the …

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Mar 16 2014

Murphy Repels Selby Comeback For Haikou Title

Shaun Murphy has today defeated world number two Mark Selby 10-6 to win the 2014 Haikou World Open, his first full-ranking event title since the 2011 PTC Grand Finals and his second piece of silverware in recent weeks, following his success at the Gdynia Open. Click below for a round-up of the final and some …

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Feb 09 2014

Murphy Takes Gdynia Glory

Shaun Murphy ended a 29-month drought without a title by winning the Gdynia Open in Poland – and made a maximum 147 break in the process.

Feb 09 2014

Murphy Makes Gdynia Max

There were some 13 years between his first two competitive maximum breaks, but hot on the heels of his second effort at the Championship League last month, Shaun Murphy has today made his third career 147 break in the final frame of his 4-2 win against Jamie Jones at the Gdynia Open event in Poland. …

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