Hard Lines for Higgins

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Hard Lines for Higgins

John Higgins: disappointment in Berlin for ex-world champion

Peter Lines caused a shock on the opening day of the German Masters by knocking out four-time world champion John Higgins.

Lines, from Leeds, is ranked 58th in the world but had the measure of out-of-sorts Scot Higgins at the Tempodrom venue in Berlin.In their opening-day match Lines...

Shane is set to snooker Serbia

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The precocious talent from Southampton earned the right to compete through his brilliant efforts on the 2012-13 English Junior Premier Tour.

Castle has won an event and had two more semi-final placings this season.

He is also riding high in England Under 21 series and is through to the Last 32 stage of the English Amateur

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Gould wins 2013 shootout final

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Gould wins 2013 shootout final

Martin Gould clinched the 2013 World Snooker Shootout with a crushing 103-0 final success over Mark Allen at the Blackpool Tower.

The Londoner maintained his blistering form from the semi-finals to open up a 46-point lead with Allen only able to watch-on from the sidelines.When Gould did miss a shot the Northern Irishman was unable to capitalise...

Hawkins and Williams progress

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Hawkins and Williams progress

Barry Hawkins: finished with a flourish to progress at Michael White's expense

Barry Hawkins and Mark Williams are both safely through to the quarter-finals of the World Snooker Shootout in Blackpool.

World Snooker ShootoutLast 16 results:M Allen 92-15 D Dale
K Maflin 71-20 T Un-Nooh
M Holt 69-7 J Lisowski
A Higginson 60-15 L Chuang
M Gould 88-24 N Bond
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Bond dumps out world No 1

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Bond dumps out world No 1

Mark Selby: Failed to make it into the last 16 after losing to Nigel Bond

World No 1 Mark Selby exited the World Snooker Shootout on Saturday night after being eliminated by Nigel Bond at the Circus Arena in Blackpool.

Selby made the better start to the match, but a 56 break from 2011 tournament winner Bond saw him eventually run out a comfortable...

Champ Hawkins edges through

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Champ Hawkins edges through

Barry Hawkins: Edged past Steve Davis in the opening match

Defending champion Barry Hawkins edged into the second round of the World Snooker Shootout with a 45-42 victory over Steve Davis.

The match opened the show at the Circus Arena in Blackpool and it was a dramatic start to the night, with Hawkins fouling early only for Davis to forget the new...

Hearn: Rocket return not vital

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Hearn: Rocket return not vital

Ronnie O'Sullivan: Reigning world champion

World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn believes the success of the recent Betfair Masters shows the game can thrive without former world number one Ronnie O'Sullivan.

Reigning world champion O'Sullivan pulled out for the remainder of the current season for "personal reasons" in October.The 37-year-old was a...

Selby claims Masters crown

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Selby claims Masters crown

Mark Selby won his third Betfair Masters title with a 10-6 victory over defending champion Neil Robertson at Alexandra Palace in London.

Selby, the winner in 2008 and 2010 and last month's UK Championship victor, was made to work for his £175,000 first prize in the best-of-19 final after Australian top seed Robertson responded from 8-3 down by

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Robertson faces Selby in final

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Robertson faces Selby in final

Neil Robertson: Back into the Masters final

Defending champion Neil Robertson will play Mark Selby in the Masters final after a 6-2 victory over Shaun Murphy.

Only three players have ever successfully retained the coveted Masters trophy, and now Robertson has the chance to join that select group after overwhelming Murphy at Alexandra Palace.The...

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