KYREN Wilson’s hopes of landing an automatic spot in this year’s World Championship were boosted after he booked his place in the second round of the China Open.
IF YOU ever needed evidence that Mark Selby is ready for the defence of his World Championship title, then this was it. The Jester from Leicester cruised to his first China Open crown in his career with a superb 10-2 win over Gary Wilson in the final – […]
DING JUNHUI stands just two more wins away from winning his first major event of the season after he recorded a dramatic win over John Higgins in the China Open. Huge cheers from the Beijing crowd were heard when Ding potted the last few balls of a dramatic […]
KURT Maflin produced one of the best performances of his career so far as he beat Shaun Murphy to reach the semi-finals of the China Open. The London born star, ranked 44 in the world rankings, came back from 3-1 down to beat this season’s Masters champion 5-4 […]
A SUPERB final clearance under immense pressure helped John Higgins move into the China Open quarter-finals following a thrilling win over Judd Trump. In what was a rematch of the 2011 World Championship final, Trump came from 4-2 down to level the match at 4-4 and force a […]
CHINA Open defending champion Ding Junhui got the birthday present he was hoping for after completing a comfortable victory over Mark Davis. An enthusiastic crowd in Beijing sang happy birthday to the Chinese number one star, who was celebrating his 28th birthday, prior to his 5-1 victory against […]
MARK Selby is through to the last 32 stage of this year’s China Open but admitted feeling uncomfortable with a neck injury during his first round win. Selby, the reigning world champion, beat Mark Joyce 5-3 in the opening round of the tournament despite feeling pain throughout the […]