Battling Ebdon crowned China Open champion

PETER Ebdon is the king of China after beating Stephen Maguire in a long and epic final to become China Open champion. In a match lasting more than seven and a half hours and which finished at nearly 1am local time, Ebdon – who had to qualify to get to Beijing – secured his ninth world…

China Open 2012: In form Ebdon stuns Ding to reach final

PETER Ebdon is through to the China Open final after beating home favourite Ding Junhui 6-3.  Ebdon came back from 3-1 down at the interval to win the next five frames to book his place in tomorrow’s grand final where he will meet Stephen Maguire who earlier reached the final beating Stephen Lee. The win is a brilliant one…

China Open 2012: Maguire beats off-form Lee to reach final

STEPHEN Maguire is through to this year’s China Open final after proving too strong for Stephen Lee in today’s first semi-final match. The Scot secured his second world ranking final of 2012 with a 6-2 win against Lee who struggled to find his top form from which he has been showing in the last two…

China Open 2012 – Day 5 Report

THE FORM of former World Snooker champion Peter Ebdon continued to be the surprise factor of this year’s China Open after he beat Neil Robertson to reach the semi-finals. In a hard-fought match, the first six three frames were shared before Ebdon began to wear the Australian down and won the last two frames to…