Australian Open – Day 2 Report

THE SECOND day of this season’s Australian Open produced a big surprise after defending champion Stuart Bingham was knocked out in the first round. Qualifier Matt Selt came from 4-3 down to beat last year’s winner in a thrilling final frame decider and set up a second round match with Welshman Ryan Day. Two contributions in…

Australian Open – Day 1 Report

WUXI Classic winner Ricky Walden has been knocked out in the first round of the Australian Open on the tournament’s opening day. Just eight days after winning his second career world ranking event, Walden failed to carry on where he left off in China and lost  5-4 to Jamie Cope. Cope came from 3-2 down…

Australian Open – First Round Draw

Matches to take place from Monday, July 9 and will be best out of nine frames (race to five). Wildcard Matches Cao YUPENG vs Johl YOUNGER Alan McMANUS vs James MISFUD First Round Draw Stuart BINGHAM vs Matthew SELT Andrew HIGGINSON vs Ryan DAY Barry HAWKINS vs Xiao GUODONG Matthew STEVENS vs Liang WENBO Martin…

Australian Open 2012 – Qualifying Round 4 Results

There are four qualifying rounds for this ranking event. (Matches are best out of nine frames) Mattthew SELT 5-2 Jamie JONES Ryan DAY 5-2 Michael WHITE Xiao GUODONG 5-2 Fergal O’BRIEN Liang WENBO 5-1 Thanawat TIRAPONGPAIBOON Ken DOHERTY 5-0 Michael WILD Cao YUPENG w/0 Anthony HAMILTON Jack LISOWSKI 5-2 Dave HAROLD Nigel BOND 5-4 Mark KING Marcus CAMPBELL 5-0…

Australian Open 2012 – Qualifying Round 4 Draw

Winner advances to the venue stages of the Australian Goldfields Open. Mattthew SELT vs Jamie JONES Michael WHITE vs Ryan DAY Xiao GUODONG vs Fergal O’BRIEN Thanawat TIRAPONGPAIBOON vs Liang WENBO Michael WILD vs Ken DOHERTY Cao YUPENG vs Anthony HAMILTON Dave HAROLD vs Jack LISOWSKI Nigel BOND vs Mark KING Anthony McGILL vs Marcus CAMPBELL James WATTANA…

Australian Open 2012 – Qualifying Round 3 Results

There are four qualifying rounds for this ranking event. (Matches are best out of nine frames) Matthew SELT 5-3 Thepchaiya UN-NOOH Michael WHITE 5-2 Mitchel MANN Xiao GUODONG 5-4 Kurt MAFLIN Thanawat TIRAPONGPAIBOON 5-4 Peter LINES Michael WILD 5-0 Steve DAVIS Cao YUPENG 5-2 Mike DUNN Dave HAROLD 5-4 Sam BAIRD Nigel BOND 5-2 Michael WASLEY Anthony McGILL…

Australian Open 2012 – Qualifying Round 3 Draw

Winner advances to Round 4 – the final qualifying round before the venue stages. The player in brackets is who the winner will play in the next round. Thepchaiya UN-NOOH vs Matthew SELT (Jamie JONES) Mitchel MANN vs Michael WHITE (Ryan DAY) Kurt MAFLIN vs Xiao GUODONG (Fergal O’BRIEN) Thanawat TIRAPONGPAIBOON vs Peter LINES (Liang…

Australian Open 2012 – Qualifying Round 2 Results

There are four qualifying rounds for this ranking event. (Matches are best out of nine frames) Thepchaiya UN-NOOH 5-3 Adam DUFFY Mitchell MANN 5-2 Passakorn SUWANNAWAT Kurt MAFLIN 5-4 Robbie WILLIAMS Thanawat TIRAPONGPAIBOON 5-1 Craig STEADMAN Michael WILD 5-2 Simon BEDFORD Cao YUPENG 5-2 Alfie BURDEN Sam BAIRD 5-3 Andy HICKS Michael WASLEY 5-2 Yu DELU Dechawat POOMJAENG 5-4 Tian…

Australian Open 2012 – Qualifying Round 2 Draw

Winner advances to Round 3. There are four rounds in total. The player in brackets is who the winner will play in the next round. Thepchaiya Un-NOOH vs Adam DUFFY (Matthew SELT) Mitchell MANN vs Passakorn SUWANNAWAT (Michael WHITE) Robbie WILLIAMS vs Kurt MAFLIN (Xiao GUODONG) Thanawat TIRAPONGPAIBOON vs Craig STEADMAN (Peter LINES) Michael WILD…

Australian Open – Round 1 Qualifying Results

There are four qualifying rounds for this ranking event. (Matches are best out of nine frames) Thepchaiya UN-NOOH 5-0 Allan TAYLOR Mitchel MANN w/o Hossein VAFAEI AYOURI Robbie WILLIAMS 5-0 Ben JUDGE Thanawat TIRAPONGBAIBOON 5-1 Adrian GUNNELL Michael WILD 5-0 Daniel WELLS Cao YUPENG 5-2 Paul DAVISON Sam BAIRD 5-0 Jamie O’NEILL Michael WASLEY 5-1 Chen ZHE Tian…