Ding and Goudong to contest first all-Chinese final

HISTORY will be made on Sunday when this year’s Shanghai Masters final will see an all-Chinese affair between Xiaou Guodong and Ding Junhui. This will be the first all-Chinese final in the history of snooker after both men completed deserved semi-final victories earlier today (Saturday). Ding Junhui, who remarkably (given his talent) has not won…

Shanghai Masters 2013 – Day 5 Report

MICHAEL Holt and Xiao Guodong will battle it on Saturday to reach their first major ranking final after gaining impressive quarter-final wins earlier today. Nottingham potter Holt ended Kyren Wilson’s giant-killing run, which included wins over Stuart Bingham and Marco Fu, with a 5-1 win to make the last four of the Shanghai Masters. The…

Shanghai Masters 2013 – Day 4 Report

MARK Selby once again demonstrated why he is one of the world’s best after he fought back from big trouble to reach the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals. Last season’s UK and Masters champion looked set for a shock defeat when he trailed 4-2 to Gloucestershire’s Robert Milkins in their last 16 encounter. But the Jester from…