Debutant Michael Wasley has produced one of the biggest shocks in the history of the Dafabet World Snooker Championship, beating heavy favourite Ding Junhui 10-9 just past midnight at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
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Ding Junhui has matched Stephen Hendry's record of winning five ranking titles in the same season by beating world No1 Neil Robertson 10-5 to claim victory in the final of the China Open, Beijing.
John Higgins recorded his biggest win of the season today in the last 16 of the Haikou World Open, recovering from 4-0 behind to make two centuries and beat Judd Trump 5-4. Also through to the quarterfinals are Mark Allen, Shaun Murphy and Graeme Dott.
Ding Junhui has made a strong start to his Haikou World Open campaign with a 5-1 win against Li Yan. There were also victories for Shaun Murphy, Mark Williams, Matthew Stevens and Dominic Dale.
The draw for the williamhill.com UK Championship 2013 has been announced by World Snooker. For the first time in it's history, every player will start from the last-128 stage and every match will be held at the main venue, The Barbican Centre, York.
Ding Junhui has become the first player in nearly 20 years to win three ranking titles in a row, coming from 9-8 down to beat Marco Fu 10-9 in the final of the International Championship in Chengdu, China.
Ding Junhui has won the inaugural Indian Open in Delhi, beating Aditya Mehta 5-0 in the final. This also means he becomes the first player to win back-to-back ranking titles in the same season for a decade.
Mark Allen has won his first title of the season, putting in a dominant performance to beat Ding Junhui 4-1 in the final of the Ruhr Open (European Tour Event 5) in Germany.
Ding Junhui has won the first ever all-Chinese ranking event final, beating Xiao Guodong 10-6 to capture a maiden Shanghai Masters title, his first major win in the country since 2005.
Judd Trump won the last five frames to come from 8-3 behind to level with 8-8 against Shaun Murphy in their Betfair World Snooker Championship quarter-final, meanwhile Ronnie O'Sullivan dominated in his match against Stuart Bingham, he leads 7-1.
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