Judd Trump http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33366/all en Snooker: China's Ding eases into Welsh Open semis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/snooker-chinas-ding-eases-welsh-open-semis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Defending champion Ding Junhui made light work of reaching the last four of the Wales Open with a 5-1 quarter-final win over England's Robert Milkins on Friday.</p> <p>The Chinese cueman has not won a major title since defeating Mark Selby in last year's final in south Wales.</p> <p>But he looked somewhere near his best form as breaks of 50, 104 and 74 allowed him to sprint into a 4-0 lead.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/snooker-chinas-ding-eases-welsh-open-semis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Graeme Dott John Higgins Judd Trump AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 23:46:07 +0000 5757271 at http://www.globalpost.com Snooker: Wales Open results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/snooker-wales-open-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Wales Open results on Saturday:</p> <p>Semi-finals (best of 11 frames)</p> <p>Stuart Bingham (ENG) bt Ding Junhui (CHN) 6-5</p> <p>Playing later </p> <p>Stephen Maguire (SCO) v Judd Trump (ENG)</p> <p>afp</p> Ding Junhui Judd Trump World Snooker Championship AFP Sat, 16 Feb 2013 23:00:37 +0000 5757866 at http://www.globalpost.com Snooker: Defending champion Ding out of Wales Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/snooker-defending-champion-ding-out-wales-open <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Defending champion Ding Junhui of China was knocked out of the Welsh Open on Saturday when England's Stuart Bingham captured their semi-final 6-5.</p> <p>Bingham came back from 4-5 down to claim victory with breaks of 93 and 108 and will face either compatriot Judd Trump or Stephen Maguire of Scotland in Sunday's best of 17-frame final.</p> <p>"I didn't play as well as I did in other matches this week and I had some bad shot selection," admitted Ding.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/snooker-defending-champion-ding-out-wales-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ding Junhui Judd Trump Stephen Maguire Stuart Bingham AFP Sat, 16 Feb 2013 23:00:40 +0000 5757868 at http://www.globalpost.com Snooker: Trump eases through at Crucible http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/snooker-trump-eases-through-at-crucible <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former finalist Judd Trump eased through to the second round of the snooker World Championship on Wednesday after finishing off Welshman Dominic Dale at the Crucible.</p> <p>Englishman Trump, 23, never looked in danger of joining the big names who have already been knocked out of this year's tournament as he produced breaks of 104, 73 and 61 to seal a 10-5 win after starting the morning session with a 6-3 overnight lead.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/snooker-trump-eases-through-at-crucible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> John Higgins Judd Trump Judd Trump Members of the Order of the British Empire AFP Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:30:40 +0000 5824104 at http://www.globalpost.com Snooker: Fu, Ding continue Asian surge at world champs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/snooker-fu-ding-continue-asian-surge-at-world-champs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Hong Kong cuesman Marco Fu completed a wonderful 24 hours for Asian snooker on Wednesday as he became the third player from the continent to reach the second round of the world championships.</p> <p>Fu, 35 and a semi-finalist at the championships in 2006, maintained his overnight supremacy over veteran Welshman Matthew Stevens and made the second round with a 10-7 win.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/snooker-fu-ding-continue-asian-surge-at-world-champs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ding Junhui Judd Trump Marco Fu AFP Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:46:07 +0000 5824480 at http://www.globalpost.com Snooker: Trump pulls level against O'Sullivan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130502/snooker-trump-pulls-level-against-osullivan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ronnie O'Sullivan squandered an early lead in his World Championship semi-final against Judd Trump as the defending champion was pegged back to 4-4 after Thursday's first session.</p> <p>O'Sullivan raced into a 4-1 lead at the Crucible, but the four-time champion didn't press home his advantage and Trump hit back to set the stage for an absorbing contest when the match resumes on Friday.</p> <p>O'Sullivan has claimed this week that he will retire from snooker in the near future and is only appearing at the world championships to pay for his children's school fees.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130502/snooker-trump-pulls-level-against-osullivan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Judd Trump Judd Trump Ronnie O'Sullivan Ronnie O'Sullivan Snooker AFP Thu, 02 May 2013 23:31:12 +0000 5830165 at http://www.globalpost.com Snooker: O'Sullivan sinks Trump to reach final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130504/snooker-osullivan-sinks-trump-reach-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ronnie O'Sullivan booked his place in the World Championship final for the fifth time as the defending champion cruised to a 17-11 victory over Judd Trump in the semi-finals on Saturday.</p> <p>O'Sullivan will take on Ricky Walden or Barry Hawkins in the final after the latest in a long line of dominant displays at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre.</p> <p>The four-time champion held a 14-10 overnight lead and he never looked likely to surrender that advantage as he clinched the three frames needed to progress to the final.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130504/snooker-osullivan-sinks-trump-reach-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Judd Trump Ronnie O'Sullivan Ronnie O'Sullivan World Snooker Championship AFP Sat, 04 May 2013 16:00:34 +0000 5830960 at http://www.globalpost.com Snooker: O'Sullivan sinks Trump to reach final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130504/snooker-osullivan-sinks-trump-reach-final-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ronnie O'Sullivan booked his place in the World Championship final for the fifth time as the defending champion cruised to a 17-11 victory over Judd Trump in the semi-finals on Saturday.</p> <p>O'Sullivan will take on Ricky Walden or Barry Hawkins in the final after the latest in a long line of dominant displays at the Crucible Theatre in the northern English city of Sheffield.</p> <p>The four-time champion held a 14-10 overnight lead and he never looked likely to surrender that advantage as he clinched the three frames needed to progress to the final.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130504/snooker-osullivan-sinks-trump-reach-final-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Judd Trump Members of the Order of the British Empire Ronnie O'Sullivan Ronnie O'Sullivan AFP Sat, 04 May 2013 18:30:23 +0000 5831041 at http://www.globalpost.com Snooker: Robertson recovers to level UK final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131208/snooker-robertson-recovers-level-uk-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australia's Neil Robertson fought back from 5-1 down to level the UK Championship final against defending champion Mark Selby at 6-6 in York, northern England, on Sunday.</p> <p>Selby raced into a 5-1 lead before Robertson, the 2010 world champion, won the final two frames of the first session to trail 5-3.</p> <p>And Robertson continued his recovery in the second and concluding session of the best of 19-frame final on Sunday to square the match.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131208/snooker-robertson-recovers-level-uk-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Judd Trump Mark Selby Neil Robertson World Snooker Championships AFP Mon, 09 Dec 2013 00:33:37 +0000 6013640 at http://www.globalpost.com Snooker: Australia's Robertson eyes century landmark http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140427/snooker-australias-robertson-eyes-century-landmark <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Australia's Neil Robertson was on the verge of snooker history on Sunday after moving to within one century of 100 hundred breaks for the season.</p> <p>Having already surpassed Judd Trump's record of 63 hundreds in a tour season, Robertson added two more tons while establishing a 9-7 lead over Mark Allen in the second round of the World Championship at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre.</p> <p>But for Robertson the immediate priority is to take the four more frames he requires to win this best of 25-frame contest.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140427/snooker-australias-robertson-eyes-century-landmark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ding Junhui Judd Trump Neil Robertson AFP Mon, 28 Apr 2014 01:33:05 +0000 6132334 at http://www.globalpost.com Snooker: World Championship results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140430/snooker-world-championship-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World Championship quarter-final results at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, northern England on Wednesday:</p> <p>Mark Selby (ENG) bt Alan McManus (SCO) 13-5</p> <p>Ronnie O'Sullivan (ENG) leads Shaun Murphy (ENG) 9-3</p> <p>Playing later:</p> <p>Barry Hawkins (ENG) leads Dominic Dale (WAL) 11-5</p> <p>Judd Trump (ENG) leads Neil Robertson (AUS) 6-2</p> <p>afp14</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Judd Trump Ronnie O'Sullivan World Snooker Championships AFP Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:15:44 +0000 6134843 at http://www.globalpost.com Snooker: World Championship results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140430/snooker-world-championship-results-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World Championship quarter-final results at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, northern England on Wednesday:</p> <p>Mark Selby (ENG) bt Alan McManus (SCO) 13-5</p> <p>Ronnie O'Sullivan (ENG) bt Shaun Murphy (ENG) 13-3</p> <p>Playing later:</p> <p>Barry Hawkins (ENG) leads Dominic Dale (WAL) 11-5</p> <p>Judd Trump (ENG) leads Neil Robertson (AUS) 6-2</p> <p>afp14</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Judd Trump Ronnie O'Sullivan World Snooker Championships AFP Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:56:57 +0000 6134953 at http://www.globalpost.com Snooker: World Championship results - 1st update http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140430/snooker-world-championship-results-1st-update <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World Championship quarter-final results at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, northern England on Wednesday:</p> <p>Mark Selby (ENG) bt Alan McManus (SCO) 13-5</p> <p>Ronnie O'Sullivan (ENG) bt Shaun Murphy (ENG) 13-3</p> <p>Barry Hawkins (ENG) bt Dominic Dale (WAL) 13-12</p> <p>To finish:</p> <p>Judd Trump (ENG) leads Neil Robertson (AUS) 9-6</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Judd Trump Ronnie O'Sullivan World Snooker Championships AFP Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20:16:52 +0000 6135325 at http://www.globalpost.com