Three of snooker’s elite stars – including two former world champions – will not be making the trip to China to compete in the Shanghai Masters next month after suffering shock defeats this week. Advertisements
Mark Selby and Shaun Murphy were sent packing their bags back home today after they suffered surprising early exits in the World Open.
Michael White had reasons to cheer tonight as he beat Shaun Murphy to win the Paul Hunter Classic.
A new star in the world of snooker was born on Tuesday when Luca Brecel claimed his first world ranking title of his career – winning one of the calendar’s biggest prizes.
World number 8 star Shaun Murphy will compete in this year’s China Championship final after he came back from behind to beat Ali Carter.
Belgian star Luca Brecel produced one of his best displays as a professional snooker player after a sensational comeback against Ronnie O’Sullivan saw him reach the China Championship semi-finals.
Ronnie O’Sullivan is through to the quarter-finals of the World Championship – and the man he beat is tipping him to be crowned champion once again.