Ali Carter will not compete in next month’s Masters.
Former Paul Hunter Classic champion Ali Carter says it “seems strange” how recent winners of the tournament are considered “major” ranking event holders while previous winners are not.
World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn has said the weekend’s memorable shoulder barge incident between Ronnie O’Sullivan and Ali Carter made him feel proud.
Ali Carter told the world’s media he will not be bullied by anyone when asked about his shoulder barge incident with Ronnie O’Sullivan
Ronnie O’Sullivan has strongly played down his shoulder barge incident with Ali Carter saying it was “nothing but just heat of the moment stuff”.
Ali Carter produced one of the biggest wins of his career as he proved calm under pressure to knock out tournament favourite Ronnie O’Sullivan.
Ronnie O’Sullivan is in danger of suffering a second round exit in this year’s World Championship after he trailed overnight to a determined Ali Carter.