Barry Hawkins has movingly revealed how tragic problems in his personal and family life have been the cause of his loss of form.
Scotland will take on England on Sunday when John Higgins and Barry Hawkins will battle it out to be the King of Wales.
Ronnie O’Sullivan could face trouble with the snooker authorities after appearing to make a rude hand gesture during his Welsh Open defeat to John Higgins.
John Higgins produced a stunning display to reach the Welsh Open semi-finals and end Ronnie O’Sullivan’s incredible run of victories.
Ronnie O’Sullivan is now just three wins away from winning a joint record fifth ranking title in a single season after he recorded two whitewash wins within the space of two hours.
Judd Trump reached the second round of the Welsh Open – but it so easily could have been a different story.
Barry Hawkins got his Welsh Open campaign off to a great start today despite some rather embarrassing moments in preparation of the tournament.