Robertson unhappy despite victory in quarter-final thriller

NEIL Robertson was left far from pleased with playing conditions despite reaching the Wuxi Classic semi-finals after a thrilling deciding frame victory against Shaun Murphy. The Australian, who won the tournament last year beating John Higgins in the final, now stands just two more wins away from defending his title after a clearance of 43…

Maguire hammers Trump to make last eight

JUDD Trump’s hopes of winning his first major ranking title in more than 20 months were put to the sword after he fell to a 5-0 loss to Stephen Maguire. The Bristol ace, who last picked up major silverware in November 2012 when he claimed the first ever International Championship, was dumped out of the…

World champion Selby suffers early exit against Wenbo

WORLD champion Mark Selby suffered an early exit in the Wuxi Classic after he fell to a second round defeat against Liang Wenbo. The Jester from Leicester lost his first match since winning snooker’s biggest prize at the start of May as breaks of 71, 100 and 50 kept up the Wenbo’s chances of winning…

Amateur Brown extends winning run in Wuxi

AMATEUR Oliver Brown continued his remarkable run of form at the start of the new snooker season after winning his first round match at the Wuxi Classic. The 19-year-old followed up a sensational 5-0 win against Ding Junhui last month in qualifying with a convincing 5-1 win against Oliver Lines to reach the last 32…