International Championship 2013 – Day 4 Report

FORMER world champion Peter Ebdon recovered from squandering two golden match-winning positions to defeat world number one Neil Robertson and reach the quarter-finals of the International Championship.  The 2002 Crucible champion came out on top in a thrilling last 16 encounter edging it 6-5 and taking a topsy-turvy deciding frame. However, it was Robertson who made…

‘Wenbo deserved victory’ – O’Sullivan

WORLD champion Ronnie O’Sullivan hopes to come back stronger after suffering a surprise early exit in the International Championship. Five-times world champion O’Sullivan looked to be cruising to the last 16 stage of the China event when leading 4-1 but Wenbo impressively fought back winning five frames on the bounce to claim the win. Speaking…

Wenbo clinches maiden ranking title

LIANG Wenbo lifted his first career ranking title after victory over teenage prodigy Lyu Haotian earned him glory in the season’s third PTC event in China. The 26-year-old clinched his big moment with a convincing 4-0 win against the 15-year-old talent in what was the third World Snooker final in five weeks to be contested…

The Old Green Baize meets…….. Cliff Thorburn

SOME of the greatest snooker stars from the past will take to the baize once again this weekend when they battle it out to be crowned World Seniors champion. The likes of Dennis Taylor, Joe Johnson Tony Knowles, Tony Chappel, Dene O’Kane and most notably this year Stephen Hendry will return to their competitive ways…