The world champion scored 556 points without reply at Alexandra Palace
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Thursday 21 July 2011
Matthew Selt claimed another scalp in the Australian Goldfields Open with victory over seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry. World No 43 Selt, who came through qualifying, beat John Higgins on Tuesday and saw off Hendry 5-1 yesterday in the last 16.
Wednesday 04 May 2011
The BBC television commentator Ted Lowe played a significant supporting role in one of the greatest yet most improbable sporting dramas, when on 28 April 1985, the snooker world championship culminated in the most nail-biting climax there had ever been or, to date, would ever be.
Monday 02 May 2011
Known affectionately as "Whispering Ted", the legendary snooker commentator Ted Lowe died yesterday, aged 90.
Monday 02 May 2011
Judd Trump has been a revelation at this year's World Championship. The 21-year-old has attracted an army of supporters ever since he caused a big upset by knocking out Neil Robertson, the defending champion, in the first round of snooker's biggest tournament.
Thursday 28 April 2011
John Higgins kept his hopes of a fourth Crucible crown alive last night as he brought Ronnie O'Sullivan, his arch-rival, down to earth with a bump.
Monday 25 April 2011
Stephen Hendry, the seven-times world champion, avoided the ignominy of defeat with a session to spare at the World Championship. But the sport's greatest player must climb a mountain to keep his hopes of a record eighth Crucible crown alive, having slipped within one frame of being knocked out at the last 16 stage by Mark Selby, the 2007 finalist.
Saturday 23 April 2011
Shaun Murphy, the 2005 world champion, is confident he can overcome Ronnie O'Sullivan in their eagerly-anticipated last-16 showdown here at the World Championship.
Sunday 17 April 2011
Thursday 14 April 2011
Tuesday 22 March 2011
Ronnie O'Sullivan and John Higgins have been handed tough-looking first-round draws for the World Snooker Championship. O'Sullivan, who has fallen to 10th in the rankings, faces the Welshman Dominic Dale, while the world No 1 Higgins takes on Stephen Lee.
Saturday 15 January 2011
Neil Robertson declared Mark Allen the favourite for the Ladbroke Mobile Masters after the Northern Ireland man ousted the world champion to reach the semi-finals.
Friday 14 January 2011
Ding Junhui was in imperious form as he dispatched Graeme Dott 6-2 yesterday in the first quarter-final of the Masters at Wembley Arena.
Tuesday 14 December 2010
John Higgins is hoping the "hardest six months of his life" are behind him after winning his third 12bet.com UK Championship title.
Sunday 12 December 2010
With John Higgins enjoying a day's respite prior to attempting today to convert his 36th appearance in a ranking final into his 22nd title, the second semi-final of the UK Championship here saw Mark Williams, seeking his third UK title eight years after his second, take a 5-3 interval lead over Shaun Murphy.
Saturday 11 December 2010
John Higgins defeated Mark Allen 9-5 in Telford last night to book his place in the 12Bet.com UK Championship final and close in on a dream return to major championship competition.
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