Snooker
BINGHAM TITLE HELPS CARTER AND HIGGINS

STUART Bingham’s 4-0 victory over Oliver Lines in the final of the Haining Open was obviously good news for the world No10 – but there were other clear beneficiaries.

Snooker
CARTER COMPLETES COMEBACK TRIUMPH

Ali Carter has won the General Cup in Hong Kong, his first tournament since receiving treatment for lung cancer.

Snooker
CARTER GIVEN SEEDINGS BOOST

The decision to ensure Ali Carter will retain a top 16 seeding for the rest of the season is a good and humane one by World Snooker.

Snooker
SOFIA SO GOOD FOR MURPHY

SHAUN MURPHY, displaying the same positive attitude allied with a formidable potting game that won him the World Championship nearly a decade ago, beat Martin Gould 4-2 to capture the Bulgarian Open in Sofia on Sunday.