Dominant Robertson closer to centuries landmark

NEIL Robertson increased his chances of becoming the first ever player to make 100 century breaks in a single season after dominating his opening session in this year’s World Championship. The world number one took a commanding 7-2 overnight lead against Robbie Williams and in the process fired in his 94th and 95th century breaks…

Selby admits to losing focus in Masters opener

MARK Selby said his decent record in deciding frames gave him the confidence he needed to get past Mark Davis in the first round of the Masters. Despite leads of 4-0 and 5-2, the world number two was pushed all the way by this season’s Six Reds world champion before coming through the final frame to…

Selby edges to victory in tense opener

DEFENDING champion Mark Selby was forced to dig deep after beating Mark Davis in a final frame decider to reach the quarter-finals of the Masters. Selby, who won the prestigious title last year, appeared to be cruising into the last eight of the famous invitational event when he stormed into a 4-0 lead against the…

Shanghai Masters 2013 – Day 5 Report

MICHAEL Holt and Xiao Guodong will battle it on Saturday to reach their first major ranking final after gaining impressive quarter-final wins earlier today. Nottingham potter Holt ended Kyren Wilson’s giant-killing run, which included wins over Stuart Bingham and Marco Fu, with a 5-1 win to make the last four of the Shanghai Masters. The…

Shanghai Masters 2013 – Day 4 Report

MARK Selby once again demonstrated why he is one of the world’s best after he fought back from big trouble to reach the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals. Last season’s UK and Masters champion looked set for a shock defeat when he trailed 4-2 to Gloucestershire’s Robert Milkins in their last 16 encounter. But the Jester from…

Davis stuns Robertson to defend Six Reds crown

MARK Davis remained the king of snooker’s shortest form of the game after he was crowned Six Reds World Champion for the second year running. World number 17 Davis collected the £40,000 cash prize and kept hold of the trophy he won last year after defeating world number one Neil Robertson 8-4 earlier today (Saturday).…

The Masters 2013 – Day 1 Report

DEFENDING champion Neil Robertson battled back from the brink of defeat as a terrific fightback saw him beat Ding Junhui on the opening day of The Masters. The Australian’s hopes of keeping hold of the Masters trophy he won last year appeared to be in tatters when the Chinese star took a 5-3 lead. But…