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#Mark Selby

# mark-selby - Friday 14 August, 2020

Ronnie O’Sullivan rallies against Mark Selby
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Ronnie O’Sullivan rallies against Mark Selby

Aug 14th 2020, 2:07 PM 18,164 Views 3 Comments

The Rocket wins frames 23 and 24 of his best-of-33 semi-final at the Crucible.

# mark-selby - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Mark Selby edges ahead of Ronnie O’Sullivan in World Championship semi-final
# The Jester
# The Jester

Mark Selby edges ahead of Ronnie O’Sullivan in World Championship semi-final

Aug 13th 2020, 6:09 PM 13,177 Views 5 Comments

Selby took the session 6-2 to gain a two-frame lead overnight.

# mark-selby - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

O'Sullivan gets the better of Selby in semi-final first session as humidity threatens to wreak havoc
# Close
# Close

O'Sullivan gets the better of Selby in semi-final first session as humidity threatens to wreak havoc

Aug 12th 2020, 11:43 PM 13,440 Views 4 Comments

The Rocket complained about the worst kicks of his career after an error-strewn start to the session.

Ronnie O’Sullivan: I'm like a fat Maradona, only natural talent gets me through
# Maverick
# Maverick

Ronnie O’Sullivan: I'm like a fat Maradona, only natural talent gets me through

Aug 12th 2020, 7:45 AM 53,287 Views 25 Comments

The Rocket completed a fine comeback to beat Mark Williams and set up a clash with Mark Selby.

# mark-selby - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

'I was questioning myself' - Selby regains his confidence to book Crucible semi-final spot
# Jester From Leicester
# Jester From Leicester

'I was questioning myself' - Selby regains his confidence to book Crucible semi-final spot

Aug 11th 2020, 1:36 PM 4,688 Views 0 Comments

The three-time world champion saw off Neil Robertson in today’s quarter-final.

# mark-selby - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Antrim's Jordan Brown draws three-time world champ Selby in Crucible first round
# World Championship
# World Championship

Antrim's Jordan Brown draws three-time world champ Selby in Crucible first round

Jul 29th 2020, 12:37 PM 3,464 Views 7 Comments

Selby dominated the World Championships from 2014-2017. Reigning champ Judd Trump will face Tom Ford.

# mark-selby - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Defending World Snooker champion Williams refuses to blame health scare after crashing out of tournament
# Shock Result
# Shock Result

Defending World Snooker champion Williams refuses to blame health scare after crashing out of tournament

Apr 27th 2019, 11:02 PM 9,885 Views 4 Comments

The Welshman’s exit was the second shock of the day following Mark Selby’s defeat.

Three-time winner Selby crashes out of World Championship to former taxi driver
# Big Upset
# Big Upset

Three-time winner Selby crashes out of World Championship to former taxi driver

Apr 27th 2019, 3:15 PM 5,661 Views 10 Comments

Fellow Englishman Gary Wilson is competing in the tournament for just the second time.

# mark-selby - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Ronnie O'Sullivan fights back from the brink to book Northern Ireland Open final spot
# The Rocket
# The Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan fights back from the brink to book Northern Ireland Open final spot

Nov 17th 2018, 6:19 PM 4,113 Views 1 Comment

The 42-year-old made an exquisite pot as he edged Mark Selby in tonight’s deciding frame.

# mark-selby - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'I think I’m going to live until about 200 now,' says Ronnie O'Sullivan
# Ambition
# Ambition

'I think I’m going to live until about 200 now,' says Ronnie O'Sullivan

Apr 22nd 2018, 7:37 PM 10,145 Views 11 Comments

The star apologised on Sunday to Crucible fans for the “embarrassing” start to his latest world title bid.

# mark-selby - Monday 1 May, 2017

Mark Selby lands world snooker championship with thrilling win over John Higgins
# Title Defence
# Title Defence

Mark Selby lands world snooker championship with thrilling win over John Higgins

May 1st 2017, 11:24 PM 11,336 Views 5 Comments

Selby became only the fourth player in the past 40 years to retain the title.

# mark-selby - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Mark Selby late show leaves World Championship final in the balance
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Mark Selby late show leaves World Championship final in the balance

Apr 30th 2017, 11:59 PM 19,732 Views 5 Comments

A potentially disastrous day at the office ended with the defending champion trailing by just three frames.

# mark-selby - Friday 28 April, 2017

Watch: Mark Selby hits two of the best shots you'll see in thrilling semi with Ding
# Class
# Class

Watch: Mark Selby hits two of the best shots you'll see in thrilling semi with Ding

Apr 28th 2017, 11:43 PM 10,259 Views 4 Comments

In the other semi-final, Scotland’s four-time world champion John Higgins retained control advancing to a 10-6 lead.

# mark-selby - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'It's there, it's close, it's very close... what a shot this is!' - Ken Doherty
# Sensational
# Sensational

'It's there, it's close, it's very close... what a shot this is!' - Ken Doherty

Apr 27th 2017, 10:25 PM 14,398 Views 3 Comments

Mark Selby hit the ‘mother of all doubles’ in tonight’s semi-final with Ding Junhui at the Crucible.

# mark-selby - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Ronnie loses first 3 frames of Ding quarter-final, but he's already started the comeback
# The Crucible
# The Crucible

Ronnie loses first 3 frames of Ding quarter-final, but he's already started the comeback

Apr 25th 2017, 7:21 PM 6,113 Views 5 Comments

Higgins, Selby and Hawkins all lead after the opening quarter-final sessions.

# mark-selby - Saturday 15 April, 2017

He dug deep to qualify but Fergal O'Brien didn't last long at the World Snooker Championship
# Early Exit
# Early Exit

He dug deep to qualify but Fergal O'Brien didn't last long at the World Snooker Championship

Apr 15th 2017, 11:56 PM 8,039 Views 3 Comments

It was always going to be extremely difficult against the reigning champion Mark Selby.

# mark-selby - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Draw unkind to O'Brien as he faces top seed Selby in World Championship opener
# Tall Order
# Tall Order

Draw unkind to O'Brien as he faces top seed Selby in World Championship opener

Apr 13th 2017, 11:18 AM 3,511 Views 3 Comments

Elsewhere, Mark Allen will take on Jimmy Robertson and Ronnie O’Sullivan begins his campaign against Gary Wilson.

# mark-selby - Monday 2 May, 2016

Great day for Leicester complete as Selby wins World Championship final
# Closing In
# Closing In

Great day for Leicester complete as Selby wins World Championship final

May 2nd 2016, 10:27 PM 15,744 Views 14 Comments

It was the second time in three years that the Englishman had won snooker’s most important prize.

Ding falls behind in gruelling World Championship final
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Ding falls behind in gruelling World Championship final

May 2nd 2016, 1:11 AM 10,072 Views 7 Comments

The 29-year-old is bidding to become the first Asian to win the world title.

# mark-selby - Thursday 14 January, 2016

This phenomenal clearance booked Ronnie O'Sullivan's place in the Masters semis
# Genius
# Genius

This phenomenal clearance booked Ronnie O'Sullivan's place in the Masters semis

Jan 14th 2016, 8:48 PM 12,539 Views 7 Comments

The five-time champion was up against Mark Selby in London today.

# mark-selby - Monday 1 December, 2014

Poor conditions responsible for 'weird results' at UK Championship - Ronnie O'Sullivan
# Criticism
# Criticism

Poor conditions responsible for 'weird results' at UK Championship - Ronnie O'Sullivan

Dec 1st 2014, 10:36 AM 5,402 Views 5 Comments

The star’s comments come after Kilkenny’s David Morris beat world champion Mark Selby.

# mark-selby - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Kilkenny's David Morris just knocked world champion Mark Selby out of the UK Championship
# Top Cat
# Top Cat

Kilkenny's David Morris just knocked world champion Mark Selby out of the UK Championship

Nov 29th 2014, 4:35 PM 17,438 Views 16 Comments

It’s the biggest win of the Irishman’s career.

# mark-selby - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Ronnie O'Sullivan unhurt in crash following final defeat
# Rocket
# Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan unhurt in crash following final defeat

May 6th 2014, 6:25 PM 7,802 Views 4 Comments

The snooker ace was heading home with his son after losing the world championship final last night.

# mark-selby - Monday 5 May, 2014

Mark Selby wins the 2014 World Snooker Championship
# Champ
# Champ

Mark Selby wins the 2014 World Snooker Championship

May 5th 2014, 10:17 PM 30,155 Views 54 Comments

It’s a first World Title for Selby.

Mark Selby leads Ronnie O'Sullivan ahead of World Snooker Championship final session
# History Maker
# History Maker

Mark Selby leads Ronnie O'Sullivan ahead of World Snooker Championship final session

May 5th 2014, 7:10 PM 7,500 Views 3 Comments

Selby took advantage of some uncharacteristic mistakes from the Rocket.

# mark-selby - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Ronnie O'Sullivan leads 10-7 after first day of the World Championship final
# Rocket
# Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan leads 10-7 after first day of the World Championship final

May 4th 2014, 11:43 PM 4,351 Views 3 Comments

Mark Selby bounced back in the later frames.

# mark-selby - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Mark Selby edges out Neil Robertson in tense semi to set up final against 'Rocket'
# Nailbiter
# Nailbiter

Mark Selby edges out Neil Robertson in tense semi to set up final against 'Rocket'

May 3rd 2014, 10:31 PM 3,997 Views 10 Comments

The Leicester native held his nerve to clinch the Best of 33 frames encounter.

Ronnie O'Sullivan can put his feet up after winning Crucible semi with a day to spare
# Rocket Man
# Rocket Man

Ronnie O'Sullivan can put his feet up after winning Crucible semi with a day to spare

May 3rd 2014, 12:09 AM 3,914 Views 4 Comments

It will be the Rocket versus either Mark Selby or Neil Robertson in this year’s World Championship final.

# mark-selby - Sunday 19 January, 2014

O'Sullivan rockets past Selby to win fifth Masters title
# Unstoppable
# Unstoppable

O'Sullivan rockets past Selby to win fifth Masters title

Jan 19th 2014, 10:06 PM 4,789 Views 10 Comments

The world champion raced into an early lead and was never going to be caught.

# mark-selby - Monday 21 January, 2013

Selby wins third Masters title
# Snooker
# Snooker

Selby wins third Masters title

Jan 21st 2013, 12:41 AM 757 Views 1 Comment

The world number 1 defeated defending champion Neil Robertson 10-6 at Alexandra Palace tonight.

# mark-selby - Friday 21 December, 2012

Big break: NUI Galway secures snooker's Grand Finals for 2013
# Tour Champs
# Tour Champs

Big break: NUI Galway secures snooker's Grand Finals for 2013

Dec 21st 2012, 2:41 PM 1,639 Views 3 Comments

Ken Doherty and Mark Selby will join an elite field for the Players Tour Championship event.

# mark-selby - Monday 10 December, 2012

Leicester jester Mark Selby captures UK Championship
# Big Break
# Big Break

Leicester jester Mark Selby captures UK Championship

Dec 10th 2012, 8:26 AM 977 Views 0 Comments

The world’s number one snooker player upped the ante in the evening session to win 10-6.

# mark-selby - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Snooker wrap: World number one Selby suffers surprise loss
# Upset
# Upset

Snooker wrap: World number one Selby suffers surprise loss

Apr 25th 2012, 9:54 PM 429 Views 0 Comments

In addition, Ryan Day narrowly beat Ding Junhui, while Joe Perry thrashed Graeme Dott.

# mark-selby - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Selby ends Ronnie's run to reach Welsh Open final in Newport
# Jester
# Jester

Selby ends Ronnie's run to reach Welsh Open final in Newport

Feb 19th 2012, 11:34 AM 233 Views 0 Comments

Mark Selby will take on Ding Junhui – who beat Shaun Murphy – in Sunday’s final.