Rocket on song in Chengdu

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Rocket on song in Chengdu

Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan continued his swift progress through the International Championship draw, beating Li Hang to reach the quarter-finals.

A second successive 6-1 win in Chengdu, having beaten Anthony McGill by the same scoreline, saw the 'Rocket' through to a clash with Mark Williams.

O'Sullivan flew through the first frame

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Rocket powers on

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Rocket powers on

Ronnie O'Sullivan made short work of Anthony McGill as the five-time world champion raced to a 6-1 success in their second-round clash at the International Championship in Chengdu.

O'Sullivan made breaks of 116, 101 and 112, and two more of more than 50, as he proved far too strong for his opponent.

Victory set up a meeting in round three with

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Evans makes call for change

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Evans makes call for change

Women’s snooker champion Reanne Evans has admitted the sport feels like a 'dead end' because of the lack of prize money and opportunities for players.

Evans, who has won 10 straight world titles, has earned just 0.5 per cent of the £300,000 awarded to 2014 men’s world champion Mark Selby.

The 29-year-old revealed that one year she earned £450 for

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Higgins shocked in China

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Higgins shocked in China

John Higgins suffered a heavy defeat to Li Hang in the first round of the International Championship in Chengdu, China.

The four-time world champion was seen off 6-1 by Li, who made breaks of 70 and 93 in his victory, while the 39-year-old Scot had a highest run of 69.

Following his latest exit, Higgins has now failed to advance beyond the

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Robertson Defends Wuxi Classic Title

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At one point it looked like Robertson was going to win comfortably, leading Perry 8-6 towards the end of the evening's session.

Perry, who turns 40 in August and was appearing in his first ranking final since 2001, fought back in the following two frames to level the match at 8-8.

The 2008 world semifinalist then took the lead with the highest break

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