PTC Grand Finals 2013 – Day 1 Report

FORMER World Championship semi-finalist Joe Swail produced the mother of all comebacks to defeat Stephen Maguire on the opening day of the PTC Grand Finals. The Belfast potter, who dropped off the main tour last year and has been playing as an amateur this season, looked set for a quick return home when he trailed…

PTC Grand Finals 2013 – Round 1 Draw

Matches first to four frames – winner reach the last 16 stage. Mark SELBY vs Jack LISOWSKI Martin GOULD vs Tom FORD Marco FU vs Mark JOYCE John HIGGINS vs Ali CARTER Neil ROBERTSON vs Jamie BURNETT Barry HAWKINS vs Li HANG Graeme DOTT vs Xiao GUODONG Judd TRUMP vs Alfie BURDEN Ding JUNHUI vs…

Allen defends World Open crown after solid win

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 of £85,000. The Northern Ireland ace becomes…

Haikou World Open Final Latest: Allen 6-3 Stevens

MARK Allen is on course to defend his Haikou World Open title after taking a 6-3 lead against Matthew Stevens at the halfway mark in this year’s final. Allen, who won the title last year after thrashing Stephen Lee 10-1, was looking set for another thumping win in a final when he led the Welshman…

Ruthless Allen storms into World Open final

MARK Allen is just one more win away from defending his Haikou World Open crown after a superb semi-final win over John Higgins. Allen, who won his first world ranking title in this event last year, will play Matthew Stevens in Sunday’s final after being in superb touch against the four-times world champion, recording a…

Determined Stevens reaches World Open final

MATTHEW Stevens is through to the Haikou World Open final after coming back from behind to defeat Neil Robertson in a gripping semi-final. Today’s win ensured the Welshman will make his first appearance in a major ranking final since the Bahrain Championship back in November 2008. Before that you have to go back to the…

Haikou World Open 2013 – Day 5 Report

NEIL Robertson gained sweet revenge on Mark Selby to book a place in the Haikou World Open semi-finals. The Australian managed to put recent defeats against the world number two star to one side as a 5-3 victory sealed his place in the last four. In January Robertson suffered the heartbreak of losing to Selby…