The world’s top two players face a mountain to climb if they are to progress further in this year’s World Championship.
Ronnie O’Sullivan has slammed some of snooker’s lower ranked players in an incredible TV interview.
Tempers reached boiling point at the Crucible as Anthony McGill expressed his anger with opponent Jamie Clarke during their second round encounter.
Kurt Maflin is through to the World Championship quarter-finals after he produced a sensational performance to overcome snooker legend John Higgins at the Crucible.
Barry Hearn has told Snooker Chat that the all-new Saudi Arabia Masters will be delayed until next year.
Ronnie O’Sullivan set up a thrilling second round tie against one of his biggest rivals – Ding Junhui – after he eased to a record breaking victory in the opening round.
Canned applause is being played out loud at the Crucible to make up for fans not being allowed to watch the World Championship.
Stuart Bingham has revealed having no crowd at the Crucible made it feel like his first round World Championship match was a “practice session”.