Barry Hawkins moved to just one win away from reaching the World Championship final for a second time after defeating Stephen Maguire tonight (Wednesday).
World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn says he is giving amateurs their best opportunity of making it to the big time with the introduction of a new Challenge Tour – but warned them they will be no sympathy for losers.
It will go down as one of best moments of this year’s World Championship.
Ding Junhui called it the ‘biggest win’ of his career after he defeated five-times world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan to reach the Crucible semi-finals.
World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn is set make a number of “titanic announcements” later today (Wednesday) regarding the future of the sport.