51 Results for tag: Shaun Murphy

The Crucible Seeding Race 2020 – Tour Championship Preview

Ranking event snooker will return to our screens this Saturday with the start of the Coral Tour Championship - an event which will also see the final seeding list set for the Betfred World Championship later this summer. In the context of wider events this year's snooker calendar of course takes an unusual shape, with the cancellation of the China Open ... More

Murphy Marches To Maiden Welsh Open Win

A stunning performance from Shaun Murphy saw him thrash Kyren Wilson 9-1 to win the ManBetX Welsh Open for the first time at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff. View the updated provisional seedings list View the updated provisional end of season ranking list View the latest Race to the Crucible It’s the ninth ranking event victory of 2005 ... More

Ford Makes 147 To Beat Murphy

Tom Ford made a brilliant 147 in the final frame of his 4-3 win over Shaun Murphy in the last 16 of the 19.com English Open. View the 147s list He becomes only the second player to make a maximum in the deciding frame of a ranking event match, after Ronnie O’Sullivan who did so at the 2007 UK Championship. It’s the fifth 147 of Ford’s ... More

Champion of Champions 2019 – Guangzhou Update

Shaun Murphy became the latest player to book their place at November's ManBetX Champion of Champions after his dramatic victory at the Evergrande China Championship last Sunday. The 37-year-old, who won at the Ricoh Arena back in 2017, was among a number of high profile players not yet assured of his place at this year's event with just three chances to ... More

Murphy Beats Williams to End Ranking Drought

Shaun Murphy won his first ranking title for 30 months by beating Mark Williams 10-9 in the final of the Evergrande China Championship in Guangzhou. View the updated provisional seedings list View the updated provisional end of season rankings View the Race to the Masters In a dramatic finish, Williams came from 9-5 down to 9-9, but Murphy ... More

Rocket Lands Third Straight Shanghai Title

Ronnie O’Sullivan was victorious in a thrilling final with Shaun Murphy 11-9 to win the Shanghai Masters for a third year in a row. O’Sullivan, who in total has four Shanghai Masters titles to his name, has now won 15 consecutive matches in the city. His victory last season came after defeating Barry Hawkins by an 11-9 scoreline in the final. ... More

Sublime Trump Claims International Title

World champion Judd Trump produced a scintillating display to beat Shaun Murphy 10-3 and win the International Championship in Daqing. The blistering nature of Trump’s victory stamps home his current dominance of the sport. The 29-year-old was equally impressive in a 9-4 demolition of three-time world champion Mark Selby in the semi-finals. Trump ... More

Murphy to Step Down from WPBSA Board

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has today announced that Shaun Murphy has taken the decision to step down from the Board of Directors and his role of Chairman of the Players Commission with immediate effect. The former world champion was elected to the WPBSA board in December 2017 and has made a valuable contribution ... More

Race to Cheltenham 2019: Berlin Blog

The battle to qualify for this year's Coral World Grand Prix reaches its climax this weekend as the final stages of the D88.com German Masters are completed in Berlin. View the draw for the German Masters View the full one-year list prior to the German Masters For full analysis of the current state of play, check out our previous article from ... More

Dafabet Masters 2019: Tournament Preview

Today sees the return of televised snooker with the start of the 2019 Dafabet Masters at the Alexandra Palace in London. View the draw View the playing schedule A tournament that needs little introduction, the Masters is snooker's oldest and most prestigious invitational event which brings together the world's top 16 ranked players ... More