Selby crashes out after defeat to close mate Ford

WORLD number one Mark Selby became the latest star to have suffered a shock first round exit in the World Grand Prix. Selby, world champion of 2014, joined the likes of Ronnie O’Sullivan and Neil Robertson to head home early after losing 4-2 to close friend Tom Ford. Ford, who is also from Selby’s hometown…

Trump scrapes through against battling Ford

JUDD Trump secured his place in the second round of the World Championship but was forced to do it the hard way after an impressive fightback from Tom Ford. Trump, bidding to win his world title, looked in danger of a shock first round exit when Ford battled back from 6-2 down overnight to level…

Trump and Fu make solid starts in Crucible openers

JUDD Trump and Marco Fu built themselves into a solid position to reach the last 16 after enjoying dominant displays in their first round games. Trump, who reached the final of the World Championship three years ago, accelerated away from Tom Ford to lead 6-2 going into the final session. And this season’s Australian Open winner Fu…