Defending champion Trump to face Cahill in NI Open opener

Defending champion Trump to face Cahill in NI Open opener

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World champion Judd Trump will begin his Northern Ireland Open title defence against James Cahill in Belfast.Fellow Englishman Cahill, the world number 113, caused a major upset as he beat
'I had him on the ropes a little bit' - Evans 'really proud' after narrow loss to Murphy

'I had him on the ropes a little bit' - Evans 'really proud' after narrow loss to Murphy

Reanne Evans says she is "gutted" but "proud" after being a frame away from becoming the first woman to beat a man in snooker's top 16.Evans fought back against world
Reanne Evans loses 4-3 to Shaun Murphy on Champion of Champions debut

Reanne Evans loses 4-3 to Shaun Murphy on Champion of Champions debut

World number eight Shaun Murphy survived a superb fightback from Reanne Evans on her Champion of Champions debut and went through 4-3 in Coventry.Evans was 3-0 down after an untidy
Judd Trump beats Thepchaiya Un-Nooh in World Open final

Judd Trump beats Thepchaiya Un-Nooh in World Open final

World number one Judd Trump captured his 13th ranking title with a 10-5 win over Thailand's Thepchaiya Un-Nooh in the World Open final in Yushan, China.The 30-year-old Bristolian won three
Jimmy White to play Ronnie O'Sullivan at Champion of Champions event

Jimmy White to play Ronnie O'Sullivan at Champion of Champions event

Snooker great Jimmy White will face five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan at the Champion of Champions event next week.White, 57, a six-time Crucible runner-up, won the World Seniors title this
Evans to face Murphy in Champion of Champions opener

Evans to face Murphy in Champion of Champions opener

Reanne Evans will begin her Champion of Champions challenge against former Crucible winner Shaun Murphy when she becomes the first woman to compete against the world's best men.The 34-year-old Briton's
Northern Ireland Open: Defending champion Trump heads quality field

Northern Ireland Open: Defending champion Trump heads quality field

World champion Judd Trump will defend his Northern Ireland Open title against a strong field at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast from 11-17 November.The quality line-up will include last year's
'It's only taken me 27 years' - Dale beats O'Sullivan at ninth attempt

'It's only taken me 27 years' - Dale beats O'Sullivan at ninth attempt

Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan suffered his first defeat against Welshman Dominic Dale at the World Open in Yushan, China.In a qualifying round match, Dale took the first two frames
'It's only taken me 27 years' - Dale beats O'Sullivan at 10th attempt

'It's only taken me 27 years' - Dale beats O'Sullivan at 10th attempt

Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan suffered his first defeat against Welshman Dominic Dale at the World Open in Yushan, China.In a qualifying round match, Dale took the first two frames
Selby hammers Gilbert to win English Open

Selby hammers Gilbert to win English Open

Mark Selby produced a dominant display to thrash David Gilbert 9-1 in the English Open final in Crawley.England's world number five opened up a 5-0 lead before compatriot Gilbert, ranked
English Open: Mark Selby beats Mark Allen 6-5 in semi-final

English Open: Mark Selby beats Mark Allen 6-5 in semi-final

Mark Selby won the final three frames of his English Open semi-final against Mark Allen to edge out the Northern Irishman 6-5 in Crawley.England's world number five Selby led 3-1
O'Sullivan knocked out of English Open by China's Mei

O'Sullivan knocked out of English Open by China's Mei

Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is out of the English Open after a 4-3 fourth-round defeat to China's Mei Xiwen in Crawley.A 134 break helped O'Sullivan move into a 3-2
English Open: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats China's Yuan Sijun in Crawley

English Open: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats China's Yuan Sijun in Crawley

Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan edged past 19-year-old Chinese player Yuan Sijun in the second round of the English Open in Crawley.Yuan, ranked 48th in the world, held a 3-1
Maguire out of English Open in first round

Maguire out of English Open in first round

Scotland's Stephen Maguire lost 4-0 to Thailand's Thepchaiya Un-Nooh in the first round of the English Open.World number 14 Maguire reached the semi-finals in 2018 but only scored 62 points
'Every day in Crawley is a day lost in my life' - O'Sullivan still critical of English Open venue

'Every day in Crawley is a day lost in my life' - O'Sullivan still critical of English Open venue

Ronnie O'Sullivan has reiterated his criticism of the Crawley venue used to stage the English Open.The world number two survived a potential shock first-round exit as he beat former roofer
O'Sullivan and Bingham scrape through at English Open

O'Sullivan and Bingham scrape through at English Open

World number two Ronnie O'Sullivan survived a scare before securing his second-round place at the English Open with a 4-3 victory.World number 105 Jamie O'Neill needed only one more frame