Judd Trump will play China`s Ding Junhui in the quarter-finals of the World Championship after defeating Hong Kong`s Marco Fu, the other remaining hope of a first Asian world champion at this year`s tournament, on Monday.
China`s Ding Junhui insisted he`d yet to hit top form after moving into the quarter-finals of the World Championships for just the third time after battling back to defeat John Higgins 13-9 in Sheffield on Saturday.
Local favourite Ding Junhui finally broke the first-round elimination jinx at the 2015 World Snooker China Open, and "Wizard" John Higgins on Tuesday said that could become a turning point to see him roar up again.
Highly talented Welsh youngster Michael White capped a splendid run by claiming his maiden ranking title when he blanked world no. 8 Ricky Walden 5-0 in a one-sided final of the Indian Open Snooker Championship here on Saturday.
Ricky Walden pulled off a superb come-from-behind 4-3 victory over rank outsider Thepchaiya Un-Nooh to stop the Thai's giant-killing run and enter the final of the Indian Open Snooker Championship here on Saturday.
Welsh cueists Mark Williams and Michael White will face each other in what promises to be an interesting semifinal meeting at the Indian Open World Ranking Snooker Championship after they beat their respective opponents in the quarterfinals here on Friday.
India's lone snooker professional Aditya Mehta rued missed chances against world no. 8 Ricky Walden of England that led to his 2-4 second-round defeat and early elimination from the pound sterling 300,000 Indian Open in progress here.
Mark Davis extended his recent domination over four-time World champion and his long-time rival John Higgins with a polished 4-0 win on Friday to set up a quarterfinal clash with Thai sensation Thepchaiya Un-Nooh in the 300,000 Pounds Indian Open World ranking snooker tournament here.