Walden – Good start proved vital in Wuxi win

NEW WUXI Classic champion Ricky Walden has said winning the first few frames was massive in his grand final win over Stuart Bingham. Walden dominated the match throughout and went on to beat his Essex opponent 10-4 to clinch his second world title with his last ranking success coming four years ago in the Shanghai Masters. After his win, Walden collected the…

Wuxi Classic glory for impressive Walden

NOT EVEN a brilliant maximum 147 break from Stuart Bingham stopped Ricky Walden in his tracks to clinch his second world ranking title of his career. Walden completed an impressive week on the baize beating Bingham 10-4 to be crowned Wuxi Classic champion 2012. This is Walden’s second big ranking event win after he was crowned Shanghai Masters champion in 2008. The Chester-born…

Comfortable win steers Walden to Wuxi final

RICKY WALDEN is just one more win away from claiming his second world ranking title after brushing aside Marcus Campbell in the second Wuxi Classic semi-final. Today’s semi-final was by no means a classic in the making but a solid performance from the Londoner saw him coast to victory against the Scot inside seven frames winning 6-1. Walden, whose last ranking…

Bingham survives fightback to reach final

STUART BINGHAM has made it through to this year’s Wuxi Classic final after seeing off a brilliant fightback from Mark Davis. Bingham’s 6-5 win and run through to tomorrow’s grand final continues his brilliant start to the season after winning the Pink Ribbon Pro-am tournament and the Asian PTC 1 event more than a week ago. He will play Ricky Walden…

Wuxi Classic 2012 – Day 5 Report

THE BUSINESS end of snooker’s first big ranking event of the season has a very different look to it after two rather unfamiliar names reached the semi-finals. Qualifiers Marcus Campbell and Mark Davis continued the surprise nature of this season’s Wuxi Classic by reaching the last four after they both beat former world champions. Campbell produced the shock of…