Berlin all set for German Masters

MAJOR ranking event snooker is set to return for the first time in 2015 when the German Masters gets underway on Wednesday. The world’s best will be battling it out in Berlin’s impressive Tempodrom Arena over the next few days in a bid to be crowned this year’s German Masters champion. The event is one…

Flawless Ding powers his way to German Masters glory

FLAWLESS Ding Junhui secured his fourth major trophy of the season after coming from behind to beat Judd Trump and win the German Masters title. The world number three came from 4-2 behind to defeat the Bristol star 9-5 after producing a brilliant spell of snooker in the final session. It is the first time Ding has won the…

Trump and Ding all square in entertaining final

THE GERMAN Masters Final stands beautifully poised at the halfway stage after Ding Junhui and Judd Trump shared the first eight frames in an entertaining first session in Berlin. Ding, chasing his fourth major title of the season after winning the Shanghai Masters, Indian Open and International Championship, came back from 4-2 down to level…

Trump makes final as he proves too hot for Lawler

JUDD Trump continued his impressive form as he cruised into the German Masters final with a convincing win over Rod Lawler – setting up a mouth-watering final against Ding Junhui. The Bristol star showed shades of being back to his most fluent best with breaks of 127, 122 and 117 in a dominant 6-1 win over…

Trump and Ding power through to semi-finals

JUDD Trump and Ding Junhui remain the hot two favourites to land this year’s German Masters title after they sailed through to the semi-finals. Trump continued his fine form this week after thrashing Michael Holt 5-0 in a match lasting just more than an hour. It is the first time Trump has made the last four stage…

Shocks continue as Impressive Maflin stuns Selby

A DRAMATIC second day of the German Masters continued as Mark Selby suffered a shock early exit losing to Kurt Maflin. The world number two star, who lost to Ronnie O’Sullivan in the recent Masters final, was sent packing his bags after losing the last 32 clash against the Norwegian 5-3. Selby’s defeat, along with Neil…

German Masters: Early exit for Carter

THE TWO men who competed in the 2013 German Masters final crashed out of this year’s tournament on its opening day. Defending champion Ali Carter suffered a surprise last 64 exit after he was beaten 5-4 by Thailand’s Dechawat Poomjaeng despite having a 4-2 lead. Poomjaeng battled back to force a decider before a break…