ALI CARTER is back among snooker’s elite after he clinched his first major title in more than three years by winning the World Open.
WORLD Snooker has announced it will not stage the World Open this season. The World Open was first held in the UK in 2011 before it moved to Haikou in China for the next three years in 2012, 2013, 2014. But the contract with the major ranking tournament’s […]
SHAUN Murphy won his first major ranking title since 2011 after completing a 10-6 win over Mark Selby which crowned him as the new Haikou World Open champion. The former world champion was in impressive form and held his nerve during the latter stages of today’s (Sunday) final to secure his first big title since winning […]
THIS season’s Haikou World Open will have a new winner after both Mark Selby and Shaun Murphy earned their places in Sunday’s grand final. Selby battled his way to a 6-4 win over Marco Fu and former world champion Murphy ended any hopes of Mark Allen of winning the tournament for […]
MARK Allen is just two wins away from winning the Haikou World Open for a third year running after beating John Higgins to reach the semi-finals. The Northern Irishman completed a 5-3 win over the Scotsman who yesterday recorded a stunning comeback over Judd Trump after being 4-0 down. […]
SIX-TIMES world champion Steve Davis faces a fight on his hands if he is to keep his tour place for next season after suffering an early exit in the Haikou World Open. The Nugget will need to go on an impressive run in next month’s World Championship qualifiers if […]
MARK Allen has retained his Haikou World Open title after sealing a comfortable victory against Matthew Stevens. Just like a year ago, Allen strolled to victory and lifted his second major world ranking title since becoming professional with the 10-4 victory. He also collected the winners cash prize […]