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 Profile, News and Interviews from Snooker Masters champion Ding Junhui 丁俊晖
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.
Defending Betfair World Snooker Championship champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is looking the strong favourite to reach the quarter-finals after taking a 9-7 lead over Ali Carter. Ding Junhui is also looking strong to progress, having come from 6-2 down overnight to lead Mark King 9-7.
The amazing results in this year's Betfair World Snooker Championship 2013 continue as Barry Hawkins came from 9-6 down to beat Mark Selby 13-10 to book a maiden quarterfinal appearance at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield
Betfair World Snooker Championship 2013 debutant and the world no.70 from Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng has caused the shock of the tournament so far, beating Stephen Maguire 10-9 in a thrilling first round match at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
Ding Junhui has made the fifth maximum, 147 break of his professional career today at the Dafabet PTC Grand Finals in Galway. It came in the first frame of his quarter-final match against Mark Allen.
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