Solid Selby stays in control to knock out Carter

MARK Selby’s hopes of winning the World Championship for the first time are still very much intact after he moved into the quarter-finals with victory over Ali Carter. The Jester from Leicester ensured a place in the last eight at the Crucible after beating Carter 13-9. Selby will next play either Alan McManus or Ken…

O’Sullivan in danger as Perry maintains lead

RONNIE O’Sullivan’s two-year defence of the World Championship title lies under threat after Joe Perry continued to defy the odds in their second round battle. Perry, who led 5-3 following Thursday’s opening session, will go into Saturday morning’s final session just needing four more frames to knock out the five-times world champion after maintaining his…

Walden completes maiden Crucible win

RICKY Walden just needed 45 minutes to secure his place in the second round of the World Championship as he completed a convincing win over Michael Holt. Walden, ranked number 13 in the world, won both of this morning’s two frames after earning a huge 8-1 lead from Saturday morning’s opening session. In a surprising…

The Masters 2013 – Day 3 Report

JUDD Trump produced a fightback of stunning quality against Barry Hawkins to secure a place in the quarter finals of the Masters. It looked like a major upset was on the cards when the Australian Open winner and world number 17 battled his way to a 5-3 lead. But Trump, searching for his first Masters…

UK Championship 2012 – Day 3 Report

By Nigel Slater theoldgreenbaize@gmail.com NEIL Robertson sent a huge signal of intent as far as his UK Championship title hopes were concerned after a superb performance saw him beat Tom Ford 6-1. The 2010 World Championship winner was in majestic form hitting four century breaks as he stormed into the last 16 against the Leicester…