John Higgins admitted he is a lucky boy to still be in the World Championship after coming back from severe trouble in his opening round match.
Neil Robertson says his focus is to dictate matches on his “own terms” as much as possible in pursuit of a second World Championship crown.
Ronnie O’Sullivan has compared his first match back at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre to being in the Big Brother house despite comfortably securing his place in the second round.
Snooker fans have been rejoicing this morning – not just because of the start of the World Championship but due to the return of one of the sport’s most popular faces.
Stephen Hendry’s fairy-tale return to the Crucible will have to wait at least a little longer after he crashed out of the World Championship qualifiers.
Jimmy White insists he has not thought about retirement despite his first round exit in the World Championship qualifiers.
Stephen Hendry and snooker fans have criticised a move not to show his hugely anticipated World Championship qualifier against Jimmy White on TV.
The news will delight thousands of snooker fans
World Snooker Tour supremo Barry Hearn has insisted the World Championship will not be pushed back this year and will stay in its traditional time slot.
Pundit Neal Foulds believes snooker bosses missed a trick over staging arrangements during the World Championship which he felt put a downer on the tournament.