Maximum delight for Mehta

ADITYA Mehta became the first Indian player to make a maximum 147 in a professional snooker event on the opening day of the Paul Hunter Classic event in Germany. The world number 49, who last year reached the inaugural Indian Open final, made the perfect break during his last 32 match against Stephen Maguire yesterday…

Ding delights home fans with Yixing win

DING JUNHUI claimed the season’s first piece of silverware after victory over Michael Holt earned him Yixing Open glory. The Chinese number one, winner of five ranking events last season, held off a strong fightback from the Nottingham star to get his hands on the first Asian PTC event of the 2014/15 campaign. Ding beat…

Delu holds nerve to shock O’Sullivan

CHINA’s Yu Delu recorded one of his biggest wins of his career as a surprise victory over Ronnie O’Sullivan put him through to the last eight of the PTC Grand Finals. The 26-year-old, ranked number 48 in the world, came back from behind to beat the five-times world champion and secure a place in the quarter-finals. O’Sullivan,…

Preston to host upcoming PTC Grand Finals

WORLD Snooker has announced next month’s PTC Grand Finals has been moved to Preston’s Guild Hall – the former host venue of the UK Championship and Grand Prix. The week-long tournament was originally scheduled to take place in Bangkok in Thailand but political unrest in the country led to the sport’s governing body switching the venue to the…