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Doherty ready to take on world

Ken Doherty survived a brutal cull of past champions to earn his place at the Crucible and admits it still means the world.

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Rocket: It's time to entertain

Ronnie O'Sullivan has told snooker's straight men to lighten up or risk sending the Crucible crowds to sleep.

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Selby sees snooker heading East

Mark Selby is convinced Sheffield will eventually lose the World Championship to China.

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O'Sullivan handed Hull clash

Ronnie O'Sullivan will launch the defence of his Dafabet World Championship title against Finland's Robin Hull on Saturday morning.

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Ebdon sequence ended by Hull

Peter Ebdon's 22-year run as a fixture at snooker's World Championship is over.

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Wilson keen on O'Sullivan draw

Newcomer Kyren Wilson set his sights on a clash with Ronnie O'Sullivan in the first round of the World Championship.

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Davis fails in Crucible bid

Steve Davis failed in his mission to qualify for the Dafabet World Championship on Thursday night.

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Robertson and Ding reach final

Neil Robertson will face home favourite Ding Junhui in the final of the China Open.

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Selby shocked by Dunn

Mike Dunn claimed the biggest win of his life as he stunned world number two Mark Selby to reach the China Open semi-finals.

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Robertson battles through

Neil Robertson coughed and spluttered his way to the China Open quarter-finals and claimed his efforts already make him feel like a champion.

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Wins for White and Ebdon

Snooker's old guard took centre stage in the second round of the China Open on Wednesday as Peter Ebdon and Jimmy White both recorded wins.

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Williams eyeing Robertson upset

Mark Williams will attempt to upset world number one Neil Robertson after booking a second-round meeting with the Australian at the China Open.

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