He trailed Carter 2-0 and should have gone 3-0 behind, but roared back with breaks of 117, 44, 46, 97 and 65 to win six of the next eight frames. “I could have thrown my cue into the crowd at 2-0 down, but I kept focused,” said Higgins.
As snooker’s “burnout” debate rages, O’Sullivan’s claim that he is tired after only his second match since September seemed extraordinary. Unlike the other players, he can hardly blame World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn’s packed calendar. […]
Betfair, one of Europe’s leading online gambling operators, has made some further changes to its legal structure at the beginning of 2013, with its decision to cease new customer acquisition in a number of markets. […]
But the “Rocket” returns on Monday with a welcome 10-7 lead after the opening two sessions of their best-of-35 frame showdown here in Sheffield. O’Sullivan, the defending champion, is going for a fifth world title […]