Tag Archive: Shaun Murphy

Apr 16 2015

The Big 2015 World Championship Preview With Neal Foulds

Following eight days of qualifying and months of anticipation, the draw for the 2015 World Championship is now known and as was the case last year, former world number 3 and leading snooker analyst Neal Foulds has taken time out to cast his eye through the opening round ties and pick his players to watch …

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Mar 31 2015

The Crucible Curse – A Look Back

This year Mark Selby will become the first player since Neil Robertson in 2011 to try and dispel the so-called ‘Crucible Curse’ that no first time champion will successfully defend the World Championship title at the Crucible Theatre. Click below for my look back through time at how previous first-time world champions have seen their …

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Mar 29 2015

My 10 Years at the Crucible – Part Two

A year ago ahead of my tenth year visiting the Crucible Theatre for the World Championship, I took a look back at my first three years between 2005-7, recalling the various experiences that had helped draw me to the sport and ultimately end up writing this blog. Unfortunately at the time I never got round …

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Feb 08 2015

Selby Storms Back To Take German Masters Title

At 5-2 down earlier this afternoon, Mark Selby looked to be all at sea but tonight he leaves Berlin as the 2015 German Masters champion following a 9-7 victory against Shaun Murphy, avenging his defeat to the Magician at last month’s Masters. Mark takes home the top prize of €80,000, which is also enough to …

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Feb 08 2015

Murphy and Selby To Meet In Berlin Final

Good friends they might be off the table, but tomorrow Shaun Murphy and Mark Selby will be the best of enemies, as they clash in the final of the 2015 German Masters following semi-final victories yesterday.

Feb 07 2015

German Masters 2015: Quarter-Finals Wrap

We have already enjoyed a number of memorable matches during the 2014/15 snooker season, but with all four matches this evening going to deciding frames, including a 147 break for Judd Trump and plenty of drama aside, tonight proved to be a session that will live long in the memory for those who had a …

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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 18 2015

Magical Murphy Masters Robertson

Prior to the start of the tournament, Shaun Murphy told the BBC that he wanted to win the Masters tournament within the next ten years, but as it was to turn out, he only needed a week as this evening he has defeated world number one Neil Robertson 10-2 to claim the £200,000 top prize. …

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