Ronnie O’Sullivan made it through to the second round of the 2017 World Championship – and he certainly showed the Crucible crowd he was pleased with it.
Snooker legends Jimmy White and Ken Doherty will be allowed to compete in some of the sport’s biggest events after they were given two-year invitational wildcards by snooker supremo Barry Hearn.
Mark Selby began his World Championship defence in convincing style after he thrashed Fergal O’Brien 10-2 on the opening day of snooker’s biggest tournament.
The draw for the first round of the 2017 World Championship has been made this morning (Thursday).
Fergal O’Brien and David Gilbert played out the longest official frame in snooker history when their deciding frame shootout lasted just over TWO HOURS.
The past two days has seen 32 players battle it out knowing one more win will earn them a place in snooker paradise – The Crucible Theatre.
Former world champion Ken Doherty may have played last his game in professional snooker after suffering relegation from the main tour circuit.