Aussie sets up Trump final

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Aussie sets up Trump final

Neil Robertson: Sees off Murphy in China

Neil Robertson recovered from a slow start to beat Shaun Murphy and book his spot in the final of the International Championship in China.

In the end the Aussie's 9-5 victory in Chengdu was comfortable enough after taking eight of the final 10 frames.After slipping 1-3 behind, Robertson reduced the margin to...

Trump replaces Selby as No.1

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Trump replaces Selby as No.1

Judd Trump: Snooker's new world No.1

Judd Trump has taken over the world No.1 spot after booking his place in the final of the International Championship in China.

The 23-year-old from Bristol became the 10th player to earn snooker's top spot with a crushing 9-1 victory over fellow-Englishman Peter Ebdon.Although Ebdon posted the only century break...

Trump edges Allen in thriller

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Trump edges Allen in thriller

Judd Trump: Into the semi-finals in China after holding off a determined Mark Allen

Judd Trump edged Mark Allen 6-5 in a thrilling clash to reach the semi-finals of the International Championship in Chengdu.

Trump has not won a ranking title since York last December but he is now just two matches away from the £125,000 first prize after a...

Robertson cruises in Chengdu

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Robertson cruises in Chengdu

Neil Robertson: Impressive display from Australian left-hander

Neil Robertson beat Matthew Stevens 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals of the International Championship in Chengdu.

Robertson rallied after losing the opening frame to go 2-1 up with a break of 100, before clinching a lengthy fourth frame by potting the pink and black after missing two...

China exit for in-form Bingham

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China exit for in-form Bingham

Stuart Bingham: Englishman went down 6-4 against Aditya Mehta

The in-form Stuart Bingham was another big-name casualty in the first-round of the International Championships in Chengdu.

The world No 10 from Basildon finished runner-up in the Wuxi Classic and Australian Open already this season and won his two latest Premier League matches 12-0 on...

Diamonds are forever

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Some of snooker's biggest names from the past returned to the baize last weekend for the World Seniors Championship - and it was just like the old days!

At the start of the weekend-long tournament, which was shown live on Sky Sports, there was plenty of nostalgia with old friends meeting up again and Dennis Taylor, Steve Davis, Jimmy White and

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Higgins eliminated in China

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Higgins eliminated in China

Four time world champion John Higgins was the biggest scalp of the first round of the inaugural International Championship in Chengdu, China.

The Scot, looking to complete a ranking double in China after triumphing in the Shanghai Masters last month, lost 6-3 to home favourite Cao Yupeng.Higgins was sluggish throughout and despite taking a 2-0 lead...

Senior moment for Bond

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Senior moment for Bond

Nigel Bond: didn't drop a frame over the entire weekend in Portsmouth

Nigel Bond overcame Tony Chappel to win the Wyldecrest Park Homes World Seniors Championship in Portsmouth.

Having knocked out reigning champion Darren Morgan in the previous round, Bond recorded a 2-0 triumph over outsider Chappel in the best-of-three frame final to pick up a...

Robertson knocked out

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Robertson knocked out

Neil Robertson: Out of the Australian Goldfields Open

Home favourite Neil Robertson is out of the Australian Goldfields Open after losing 5-1 to Mark Davis in the second round.

Robertson made a strong start with a break of 88 to take the first frame but a kick in the second when he was on 39 let in Davis and the man from Sussex didn't look back....

Selby stunned by Burnett

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Selby stunned by Burnett

World number one Mark Selby was beaten 5-3 by Scot Jamie Burnett as the shocks continued in the Australian Goldfields Open.

Burnett led 3-1 at the interval and with Selby struggling badly with his potting, the Scottish world number 37 closed out the match to set up a second-round meeting with Marco Fu.

"It's a very big win," Burnett told worldsn

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Holder Bingham crashes out

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Holder Bingham crashes out

Stuart Bingham: Beaten in first round

Defending champion Stuart Bingham crashed out of the Australian Goldfields Open in the first round after losing 5-4 to Matthew Selt.

Bingham, ranked no 12 in the world, twice led his all-Essex battle only to be defeated in a tense decider to set up a meeting with Ryan Day.There was also a shock for World...

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