Wuxi Classic 2012 – Qualifying Round 2 Results

There are four qualifying rounds for this ranking event. (Matches are best out nine frames) Jimmy ROBERTSON 5-0 Thepchaiya UN-NOOH (Robertson – 100 break) Aditya MEHTA 5-1 James WATTANA Simon BEDFORD 5-0 Chen ZHE (Bedford – 123 break) Tony DRAGO 5-3 Adam DUFFY Luca BRECEL 5-4 Dechawat POOMJAENG (Brecel – 105 break) Mark JOYCE 5-3…

O’Sullivan confirms long break.. but will he return?

WORLD Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan has confirmed he is taking a break away from snooker by not signing the 2012/13 Player’s Contract and has withdrawn from this season’s Premier League. The four-times world champion announced the news earlier today on his official website and described the contract as ‘onerous’. Not signing the contract means O’Sullivan is now ineligible…

Lee Spick announces retirement from snooker

FORMER professional snooker player Lee Spick has announced he is retiring from playing the game. Spick, who recently missed out on returning to the professional circuit after losing in the fourth round of Q School Event 3 to Fraser Patrick, told The Old Green Baize he has ‘had enough’ of playing the game and is now on the lookout for a job.…

Ding fined for post match swearing

CHINA’s Ding Junhui has been fined by World Snooker for swearing during a post match press conference in this year’s World Championship. Last season’s Welsh Open winner was fined £250 for using bad language following his shock first round 10-9 defeat to Welshman Ryan Day. Ding has also been warned of his future conduct by the…

Wuxi Classic 2012 – Qualifying Round 2 Draw

Matches are best out of nine frames. Players in brackets indicate who the winner will play in Qualifying Round 3. There are four rounds in total. Thepchaiya UN-NOOH vs Jimmy ROBERTSON (Nigel BOND) Aditya MEHTA vs James WATTANA (Jimmy WHITE) Chen ZHE vs Simon BEDFORD (Matthew SELT) Tony DRAGO vs Adam DUFFY (Jack LISOWSKI) Luca BRECEL vs…

Wuxi Classic 2012 – Qualifying Round 1 Results

There are four qualifying rounds for this ranking event. (Matches are best out nine frames) Thepchaiya UN-NOOH 5-2 Robbie WILLIAMS (Un-Nooh – 136 break) Aditya MEHTA 5-3 Sam BAIRD Chen ZHE 5-4 Pankaj ADVANI (Zhe – 118 break) Tony DRAGO 5-1 Sean O’SULLIVAN Luca BRECEL 5-1 Daniel WELLS (Brecel – 122, 108 breaks) Fraser PATRICK…

Williams fined £3,000 for Twitter outburst

TWO-TIMES world champion Mark Williams has been fined by World Snooker for making derogatory comments about The Crucible Theatre. On the eve of this year’s World Snooker Championship the Welshman blasted the host venue in Sheffield on social networking site Twitter. He wrote on his Twitter page on April 21: “World ­Championships just around the corner.…