World Snooker say tomorrow’s Northern Ireland Open final will go ahead ‘as it stands’ after Mark Williams indicated he may have to pull out for personal reasons.
Mark Williams stands just one more victory away from winning his first major ranking title in more than six years after he secured his place in the final of the Northern Ireland Open.
Yan Bingtao stands just two wins away from becoming snooker’s youngest ever major ranking event winner after he came through a thrilling Northern Ireland Open quarter-final.
Ronnie O’Sullivan said the busy schedule of tournaments in recent weeks played its part in his shock defeat in the Northern Ireland Open today.
Defeats for Ronnie O’Sullivan and John Higgins today have blown this week’s Northern Ireland wide open.
Ronnie O’Sullivan’s hopes of becomes snooker biggest ever prize winner are over for the time being after he suffered a shock defeat in the Northern Ireland Open.
There will be no home glory for Mark Allen this week.
Ronnie O’Sullivan continued his superb form to defeat Germany’s talented Lukas Kleckers in the first round of the Northern Ireland Open.
Judd Trump is likely to be punished by snooker’s governing body after he deliberately smashed the balls up to concede early in his Northern Ireland Open match against Stuart Carrington.
This year’s Northern Ireland Open may already have seen the breakthrough of the next star in the making after 24-year-old Sam Craigie produced his best performance yet to beat Kyren Wilson.