Impressive Robertson holds off Selby for China title

NEIL Robertson clinched his first major ranking title in more than two years after an impressive win against Mark Selby in the China Open. The Australian was in control throughout as he beat the world number one 10-6 to lift his first China Open trophy and collect the cash winning prize of £85,000. Robertson’s win…

Robertson takes command in China Open final

NEIL Robertson stands just four frames away from winning his first major title of the season after he sailed into a 6-1 lead against Mark Selby in the China Open final. The Australian is in command and on track to lift his first major title since capturing the Masters title last year after a dominant…

Selby and Robertson to contest China Open final

NEIL Robertson booked his place in the China Open final after coming back from behind on three occasions to beat Stephen Maguire in a thrilling semi-final. The Australian, who fought back to win after being 4-2 and 5-4 down, will play Mark Selby in Sunday’s final in Beijing who secured a comfortable 6-2 victory over fellow…

China Open 2013 – Day 5 Report

FORMER world champion Shaun Murphy produced a battling comeback to stun rising star Jack Lisowski and reach the China Open semi-finals. Murphy put an end to the 21-year-old’s fine run this week in Beijing with a hard-fought 5-4 win But the 2005 world champion did it the hard way coming back from 4-2 down to…

China Open 2013 – Day 4 Report

MARK Davis will have to qualify for next month’s World Championship after a superb comeback from man of the moment Jack Lisowski put him out of the China Open. The Sussex potter will be the ‘unlucky’ 16th seed when World Snooker revise the provisional seedings list at the end of the month. In normal circumstances…

China Open 2013 – Day 3 Report

Ding Junhui’s struggles to perform on home soil continued as he suffered a shock first round defeat on Day 3 of the China Open. The Chinese star suffered a 5-3 defeat to Barry Hawkins as his chances to lift his second China Open title this year went up in smoke. Ding will undoubtedly be disappointed…

China Open 2013 – Day 2 Report

PROMISING star Jack Lisowski had a day to remember after pulling off a major upset in beating world number one Judd Trump on a day full of surprises in the China Open. The Cheltenham born star, who beat Mark Selby earlier this month in the PTC Grand Finals, showed the snooker world once again of…