Tag Archive: Stephen Hendry

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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Jan 15 2015

Century Record For O’Sullivan

It has been on the cards for some time, but today was the day that Ronnie O’Sullivan surpassed Stephen Hendry’s career total of 775 century breaks, as the Rocket hit number 776 during his quarter-final victory against Marco Fu at the Dafabet Masters.

Aug 01 2014

The Big Neil Robertson Interview – Part Two

Following on from part one earlier in the week, click below for the second part of my recent chat with world number one Neil Robertson, as we discuss the development of his game, look back on his 2010 world title triumph and also some of the things that Neil likes to do off the table. …

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May 03 2014

Hendry v Doherty – Photo Special

With Ronnie O’Sullivan defeating Barry Hawkins with a session to spare yesterday, in place of the afternoon session on semi-final Saturday at the Crucible today was an exhibition between former world champions Stephen Hendry and Ken Doherty. With Dennis Taylor also chipping in, with his usual, but still entertaining repertoire of jokes and stories, it …

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Oct 20 2013

Davis Defeats Bond To Become World Seniors Champion

Six times world professional champion Steve Davis has tonight defeated Nigel Bond 2-1 in Portsmouth, to become world seniors champion for the first time in 2013 and take home the top prize of £18,000. Click below for more…

Aug 13 2013

World Seniors Championship 2013: Hendry Heads Tournament Draw

Today saw the draw announced for the 2013 World Seniors Championship, as Nigel Bond will look to defend the title that he won 12 months ago at the Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth. Also in the draw are the likes of Steve Davis and Jimmy White, as well as seven-times world champion Stephen Hendry, who will …

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Jul 28 2013

World Snooker Rankings 2013/14: Seedings Revision One Round-Up

Last week’s ET2 event marked not only a return to the winners circle for Mark Williams, but also the first mid-season seedings revision of 2013/14. As it happens, Williams is one of the losers at this cut-off as he drops outside of the world’s top 16, while Neil Robertson replaces Mark Selby at the top …

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