Mark Selby has defended his fist pump gesture to the crowd during his shock first round defeat in the Masters despite his opponent later revealing his actions had spurred him on to win.
Ali Carter caused the second big Masters shock of the tournament’s opening day as he battled his way to a 6-4 win over Mark Selby.
The Masters 2020 has seen a big surprise first up after Joe Perry upset the odds to beat UK Championship winner Ding Junhui in the opening match.
Neil Robertson has vowed to support the rescue effort of the Australian bushfires disaster by donating money every time there is a century break in the Masters.
Hundreds of snooker fans have backed an online petition calling for the return of banned snooker star Stephen Lee.
Welshman Jamie Jones is set to return to snooker following the “worst year of his life” after he was banned for failing to report a match fixing approach.
World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn has revealed he would be happy to scrap his controversial new prize bonus of £1million for those that have made a 147.