Haikou World Open 2013 – Day 4 Report

JOHN Higgins showed signs of coming to back to form after he cruised into the Haikou World Open quarter-finals with a thumping win over Stuart Bingham. The four-times world champion has suffered a dip in form in recent months going out in the early stages in the UK Championship, German Masters and the Welsh Open.…

Haikou World Open 2013 – Day 3 Report

MARK Selby will be hoping to put the record straight when he takes on Barry Hawkins for a place in the Haikou World Open quarter-finals. Hawkins thrashed Selby 5-1 earlier this month in the German Masters quarter-finals and the pair will lock horns again on Thursday after they both recorded impressive first round wins. The…

Haikou World Open 2013 – Day 2 Report

JUDD Trump gained the ultimate revenge on Mark Joyce by storming into the last 16 stage with a 5-0 win. Joyce caused a huge upset back in December when he knocked Trump out of the UK Championship in the opening round but there was not to be a repeat in Haikou as the world number…

Rocket Ronnie announces return to the baize

RONNIE O’Sullivan is coming back to defend his World Championship title after admitting he suffered from boredom during his time away from the sport. After more than five months since his last competitive match, Rocket Ronnie will make a spectacular comeback on the opening day of the World Championship in April – aiming to keep…

Haikou World Open – Day 1 Report

WONDERKID Lyu Haotian showed further signs of the quality player he could become after gaining another surprise win on the opening day of the Haikou World Open. The 15-year-old will play world number two Mark Selby on Tuesday after a 5-2 win against Simon Bedford today booked the teenager a spot in the last 32. Those…

O’Sullivan set to make big announcement

RONNIE O’Sullivan is to make a major announcement on his future career plans next week. The Rocket, who was crowned the winner of the World Championship last season, announced in November last year he would miss the remainder of the season so he could take a break away from the game due to personal issues.…