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O'Sullivan's Champion display

Ronnie O'Sullivan retained his Champion of Champions title in Coventry by defeating Judd Trump in a closely-contested final.

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Robertson beats Carter

Ali Carter received a standing ovation as he made his return to big-time snooker in Coventry but was well-beaten by Australian former world champion Neil Robertson.

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Maguire hints at retirement

Former world no. 2 Stephen Maguire has suggested he may walk away from snooker after growing frustrated by his lack of form.

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Trump sinks Selby title hopes

Judd Trump thumped world champion Mark Selby to book his place in the semi-finals of the Champion of Champions tournament in Coventry.

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Ding through to next round

Ding Junhui made a flying start to the Champion of Champions event in Coventry on Monday.

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White makes drug confession

Six-time World Snooker Championship finalist Jimmy White has told of his battle with crack cocaine addiction.

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Walden clinches Chengdu crown

Ricky Walden's habit of winning in China continued as he clinched the International Championship crown in Chengdu with a 10-7 win over Mark Allen in the final.

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Walden reaches Chengdu final

Ricky Walden beat fellow Englishman Robert Milkins 9-2 in the International Championship semi-finals as he moved one step away from the biggest prize of his career.

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O'Sullivan shocked by Williams

World No 22 Mark Williams ended his hoodoo against Ronnie O'Sullivan with a thrilling 6-5 victory to reach the International Championship semi-finals.

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Rocket powers on

Ronnie O'Sullivan made short work of Anthony McGill as the five-time world champion raced to a 6-1 success in their second-round clash at the International Championship in Chengdu.

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Higgins shocked in China

John Higgins suffered a heavy defeat to Li Hang in the first round of the International Championship in Chengdu, China.

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Hong Kong title for Carter

Ali Carter claimed victory in his comeback tournament with a 7-6 triumph over former world champion Shaun Murphy in the final of the General Cup in Hong Kong.

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