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Higgins wins Welsh Open

John Higgins returned to snooker's winner's podium for the first time since September 2012 after beating Ben Woollaston 9-3 in the final of the Welsh Open.

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Teen Brecel rolls on in Wales

Belgium's 19-year-old rising star Luca Brecel and Leicester's Ben Woollaston both made it through to their first ranking event semi-final at the Welsh Open.

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Selby sent crashing out

World No 1 Mark Selby has suffered a shock BetVictor Welsh Open defeat to rising 19-year-old Belgian star Luca Brecel.

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Rocket rants at Welsh Open

Ronnie O'Sullivan eased into the third round of the BetVictor Welsh Open on Monday but had nothing nice to say about the tournament's new venue.

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Hendry not yet planning comeback

Seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry will not be returning to the professional tour in order to try and qualify for this year's tournament, but has not ruled out doing so in the future.

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New snooker betting probe

Amateur snooker player John Sutton has been suspended from competition pending the outcome of a hearing into suspicious betting patterns.

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Selby is champion in Germany

World champion Mark Selby edged out Shaun Murphy 9-7 in a thrilling final in Berlin to win the German Masters.

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Snooker makes Olympics bid

Snooker is making a surprise bid for inclusion in the programme for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

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Murphy wins triple crown

Shaun Murphy completed a career triple crown after beating Neil Robertson 10-2 in the Masters final on Sunday night.

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Murphy sets up Robertson final

Neil Robertson crushed Ronnie O'Sullivan and will play Shaun Murphy in Sunday's Masters final at Alexandra Palace.

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Allen and Murphy into semis

Mark Allen and Shaun Murphy will meet in the semi-finals of the Masters after victories at Alexandra Palace on Friday.

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Murphy sees off Maguire bid

Shaun Murphy will face Mark Allen in the semi-finals of the Masters after he beat Stephen Maguire 6-4 at Ally Pally in their last-eight clash.

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