PRESTON, England (AP) — Ronnie O'Sullivan became the first snooker player to reach 1,000 career centuries by clinching the Players Championship title with a break of 134.
O’Sullivan asks fan who ran round snooker table to pot black
BARNSLEY, England (AP) — Five-time world snooker champion Ronnie O'Sullivan was about to complete a victory in the English Open when a woman evaded security and began running around the table.
O'Sullivan, who had already won the frame, stayed composed to sink the pink and was one ball away from a total clearance of 136 points. But rather than pot the black himself he handed his cue to the giddy fan, who was dressed in blue jeans and a grey top and carrying an orange handbag.
SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — Mark Selby of England won the world snooker championship for the third time in four years by fighting back to beat John Higgins 18-15 in the final at the Crucible Theatre on Monday.
From 10-4 down, the world No. 1 won 10 of the next 11 frames to take charge against Higgins, a four-time champion from Scotland playing his first final in six years.