Judd Trump remained the snooker king of Northern Ireland after he won the country’s ranking event for a third year running.
A number of snooker’s elite crashed out of the Northern Ireland Open on an eventful third day – which also a saw a 147 maximum made.
Judd Trump says becoming the first player to win a ranking event three years in a row in almost 25 years would be “pretty special”.
Ding Junhui’s worrying lack of form was the big talking point among snooker fans after he suffered a shock early exit at the Northern Ireland Open.
Judd Trump has admitted recent public criticism has been hard to take and made him hungry for more success.
Judd Trump was crowned Northern Ireland Open champion after beating Ronnie O’Sullivan 9-7
Ronnie O’Sullivan and Judd Trump will battle it out for Northern Ireland Open glory later today
A video has gone viral showing former world champion Peter Ebdon chucking his cue to the floor in anger during his quarter-final defeat in the Northern Ireland Open.
Eden Sharav produced an amazing comeback to reach a ranking event semi-final for the first time.
Ronnie O’Sullivan brushed aside David Gilbert to reach the Northern Ireland Open semi-finals.